Dawson Creek is a small city of just over 10,000 residents. It is located in northeast British Columbia and it is at the southern end of the Alaskan Highway. A beautiful creek runs through the town (Dawson Creek) and from its streets you can gaze upon the stunning Bear Mountain ridge.
Tourism is one of the biggest industries in Dawson Creek. Every year, many tourists come to Dawson Creek to bask in its natural beauty as well as the beauty of the surrounding areas. Many RV owners and families also visit Dawson Creek yearly because it is Mile "0" on the Alaskan Highway. These RVers use Dawson Creek as their starting point and they venture from here northward along the Alaska Highway to its end in Fairbanks, Alaska.
The Northern Alberta Railways Park in Dawson Creek is a large green space in the historic downtown area and it is also where the Dawson Creek Art Gallery can be found.
The Dawson Creek Spring Rodeo, the Dawson Creek Peace Country Blue Grass Festival and the Dawson Creek Fall Fair & Exhibition are three of the most famous festivals held here annually.