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Key Points of Interest


Whether you are interested in history, wildlife, nature, art, music, or adventure your epic adventure along the Alaska Highway will certainly offer something for everyone! The experience routes between the surrounding communities, trails, heritage attractions, historic walking tours and diverse culinary adventures await you. Give yourself a few days to explore all that each region offers. You’ll love every minute you spend as you immerse yourself in the amazing history of the building of the Alaska Highway. Meet the locals and tap into the endless stories and special places that connect to the Alaska Highway.



District of Chetwynd
Highway 97


Hudson’s Hope
Highway 29
  • Charlie Lake Monument

  • North Peace Museum

  • Heritage Kiosk Walking Tour

  • North Peace Leisure Pool & Rotary Spray Park

District of Tumbler Ridge
Junction of Highway 29 & 52
Village of Pouce Coupe
Highway 2 (8 km southeast of Dawson Creek)
Town of Fort Nelson
Mile 300 – KM 480
Liard River Hot Springs
Mile 497 – KM 765


Village of Teslin & Teslin Tlingit Council
Mile 804 – KM 1244


City of Whitehorse
Mile 918 – KM 1468


Villafe of Haines Junction
Mile 1016 – KM 1579
Burwash Landing
Mile 1093 – KM 1748
Beaver Creek
Mile 1210 – KM 1873


Mile 1413 – KM 2274


City of Delta Junction
Mile 1422 – KM 2288


Title Address Description
Mackenzie & District Museum
86 Centennial Dr, Mackenzie, BC V0J 2C0, Canada

Our museum showcases the heritage and people of Mackenzie and the Northern Rocky Mountain Trench in British Columbia, Canada.

This region has a rich cultural, social, and natural history that led to the development of Mackenzie in the 1960s as an ‘Instant Town’ in the Canadian wilderness.

Explore our history by visiting our museum in the Ernie Bodin Centre, and browsing our growing story and artefact collections online.

Mackenzie Nature Observatory
Mugaha Marsh, British Columbia V0J, Canada

Mackenzie Nature Observatory’s banding station at Mugaha Marsh lies in the Rocky Mountain Trench, west of the Rocky Mountains and east of the Parsnip Reach of Williston Reservoir. The Omineca Mountains lie west of Williston Reservoir. These landscape features create a funnelling effect making Mugaha an ideal location to monitor migration of songbirds from Northern BC, Yukon and Alaska.

Mackenzie Golf & Country Club
8WFF+P6, Mackenzie, BC V0J, Canada
Chetwynd Recreation Centre
4552 N Access Rd, Chetwynd, BC V0C, Canada

The Chetwynd & District Rec Centre is committed to working with and for the community to deliver quality recreation programs and services to citizens of Chetwynd and surrounding area.

Dinosaur Discovery Gallery & Peace Region Paleontology Research Centre
255 Murray Dr, Tumbler Ridge, BC V0C 2W0, Canada

Opened in 2007, the Dinosaur Discovery Gallery is the only facility of its kind in BC. Informative presentations tell the story of the dinosaur discoveries. On display are a number of authentic Tumbler Ridge dinosaur footprints and full-scale paleontological exhibits.

Kinuseo Falls
Kinuseo Falls Access Rd, Peace River E, BC V0J 2Z0, Canada

Kinuseo Falls is a waterfall on the Murray River, which flows through the northern tip of Monkman Provincial Park in the Northern Rockies of British Columbia, Canada.

Tumbler Ridge Golf & Country Club
Golf Course Rd, Tumbler Ridge, BC V0C 2W0, Canada

The Tumbler Ridge Golf Course is an extremely scenic and challenging course that both novice and experienced golfers will enjoy. This 9-hole, par 36 golf course is complete with pro shop, driving range, putting green and clubhouse. One of the best summer features are the wild strawberries growing in the forests surrounding the fairways. By the end you might be slicing on purpose!

Charlie Lake Monument
72HW+C6, Charlie Lake, BC V0C 1H0, Canada

On the morning of May 14, 1942, 12 of the 17 soldiers on a pontoon boat crossing Charlie Lake, just north of Fort St. John, drowned after the boat sank. In 2008, a monument to commemorate the tragedy was built on the shore of the south end of Charlie Lake, in Ross McLean Rotary Park. The stainless steel monument stands 12 feet high, in a 12-foot circle surrounded by 12 posts, one for each of the soldiers who lost their lives.

Fort St John North Peace Museum
9323 100 St, Fort St John, BC V1J 4N4, Canada

The Fort St. John North Peace Museum and North Peace Historical Society connect residents and visitors of all ages to the history and communities of the North Peace River area of British Columbia. Our museum is a welcoming centre where the history of Fort St. John and area is kept alive through the preservation, management, and exhibition of our collection as well as our educational programs and events.

Hudson's Hope North Peace Museum
9510 Beattie Dr, Hudson's Hope, BC V0C, Canada

The museum is housed in an old Hudson’s Bay Trading Store on the banks of the Peace River. The museum features local pioneering, First Nations and fur trading displays as well as dinosaur fossils and tracks. Also on site are pioneer cabins, heritage garden, children’s fossil dig and picnic area where
there’s a good chance of viewing
eagles on the river.

Fort St John Rotary Spray Park
9505 100 St, Fort St John, BC V1J 4N4, Canada

The Fort St. John Rotary Spray Park is a FREE outdoor facility that offers a variety of colourful spray features for all ages. The park is located in Centennial Park adjacent to the North Peace Leisure Pool and the North Peace Arena. Come out and cool down on one of those beautiful summer days.

The facility is open every day from 9 am to 9 pm, mid-May until September, weather permitting.

Historic Hart Hotel
4804 51 St, Pouce Coupe, BC V0C 2C0, Canada

The Hart Hotel is a heritage building built May 17, 1928 in the quaint village of Pouce Coupe, BC (ten minutes outside of Dawson Creek, BC). It boasts a unique Pub with several life size wood carvings, restaurant and seven hotel suites.

Walter Wright Pioneer Village
1901 Alaska Hwy, Dawson Creek, BC V1G 4T9, Canada

Walter Wright Pioneer Village is a heritage site which explores the history of the early pioneers who settled in the area of Dawson Creek, up to the Alaska Highway construction period.

The village is set up like an actual town, complete with a general store, churches and a schoolhouse.

Alaska Highway House
10201 10 St, Dawson Creek, BC V1G 3T5, Canada

Discover the story behind the building of the monumental Alaska Highway.

  • 30,000 US Army soldiers and civilians completed this astounding engineering feat in just nine months. Find out how.
  • Follow the soldiers through the ice and mud as they forge their way through the wilderness.
  • Discover how life changed for local communities with the building of the Alaska Highway.
  • Admire a model replica of the Kiskatinaw Bridge – the longest curved wooden bridge in North America.
  • Record a video message for friends and family from our very own RV.
Dawson Creek Art Gallery
816 Alaska Ave, Dawson Creek, BC V1G 4T6, Canada

Roomy art & gift shop in a renovated prairie grain elevator offering classes & historical displays.

Lone Wolf Golf Club
9999 99 Ave, Baldonnel, BC V0C 1C0, Canada
Fort Nelson Heritage Museum
5553 Alaska Hwy, Fort Nelson, BC V0C 1R0, Canada

The Fort Nelson Heritage Museum is situated just West of the historic Mile 300 milepost on the World Famous Alaska Highway. The museum is located in Fort Nelson, BC, Canada and is operated by the Fort Nelson Historical Society. Fort Nelson is the gateway to the Northern Rocky Mountains and the Muskwa-Kechika Management Area.

Poplar Hills Golf & Country Club
304 Radar Rd, Fort Nelson, BC V0C, Canada

The Poplar Hills Golf & Country Club is a public 9 hole facility located high above the Muskwa Valley in Fort Nelson.  The course terrain offers challenging play against a backdrop of dazzling panoramic views of the Northern Rockies.  Facilities include a driving range, grass greens, pro shop, club and power cart rentals, concession and lounge.

Liard River Hot Springs Provincial Park
Liard River Hot Springs Provincial Park, 75100-81198 Alaska Hwy, Northern Rockies B, BC V0C, Canada

Liard River Hot Springs Provincial Park is a provincial park in British Columbia, Canada. It is home to the largest natural hot springs in Canada. It is a natural river of hot water rather than a spring fed man made pool The park is part of the larger Muskwa-Kechika Management Area.

Sign Post Forest
635 Alaska Hwy, Watson Lake, YT Y0A, Canada

Sign Post Forest is a collection of signs at Watson Lake, Yukon and is one of the most famous of the landmarks along the Alaska Highway. It was started by a homesick GI in 1942. He was assigned light duty while recovering from an injury and erected the signpost for his hometown: Danville, Ill. 2835 miles

Northern Lights Space & Science Centre
Watson Lake, YT Y0A, Canada

A unique facility built in 1996 to feature the amazing phenomena known as the ‘Northern Lights’ or ‘Aurora borealis’, the Northern Lights Centre boasts state-of-the-art panoramic video and surround-sound systems. The Northern Lights Centre also incorporates interactive displays that explain the science and folklore of the Northern Lights with the latest information about the Canadian space program. Canadian rocket technology played an important part in early Northern Lights research.

The spectacular dancing Northern Lights are showcased in Yukon’s Northern Lights, a video that is broadcast in the NLC’s domed 100-seat theatre daily throughout the summer season. During the winter season, nature puts on frequent displays of colorful lights outdoors so the Northern Lights Centre is used for community events, space science education, and movies.

Teslin Tlingit Hertiage Center
Alaska Hwy, Teslin, YT Y0A 1B0, Canada

The Teslin Tlingit Heritage Centre welcomes visitors to participate in the day-to-day life of the Tlingit people whose traditions are reflected in every aspect of the facility. This striking building on the shores of Teslin Lake houses the Great Hall, home of the Clan Governance for the Teslin Tlingit people. Interpretive displays feature masks and artifacts that explain two centuries of Tlingit history and the culture of the Inland Tlingit people. Visit the gift shop/gallery for authentic Tlingit art.

George Johnston Museum
804 Alaska Hwy, Teslin, YT Y0A 1B0, Canada

George Johnston Museum and Heritage Park is a must-see Teslin attraction named after the venerated Tlingit elder, trapper, fur trader, entrepreneur and photographer. George Johnston’s photographs, his restored 1928 Chevy hunting car and colourful exhibits of Tlingit ceremonial regalia and traditional artifacts tell the story of the Inland Tlingit as they met the rapid changes of the first half of the 20th century.

Yukon Beringia Interpretive Centre
Alaska Hwy, Whitehorse, YT Y1A 6E6, Canada

The Yukon Beringia Interpretive Centre is a research and exhibition facility located at km 1423 on the Alaska Highway in Whitehorse, Yukon, which opened in 1997.

Yukon Transportation Museum
30 Electra Crescent, Whitehorse, YT Y1A 0M7, Canada

The Yukon Transportation Museum brings to life transportation history in the Yukon. Follow the stories of the early bush pilots as they struggled to make community access easier. Hike the Chilkoot trail alongside the intrepid stampeders as they forged their way by boat, foot and train to make it to the storied riches of Yukon’s Klondike gold fields. Hear the tales of the people that shaped the Alaska Highway, the road still essential to life in Canada’s famous Yukon.

Kluane National Park and Reserve
Kluane National Park and Reserve, Unorganized Yukon, YT Y0B 1H0, Canada

Kluane National Park is located in southwest Yukon, 160 kilometres west of the territorial capital of Whitehorse. The town of Haines Junction offers a convenient base for exploration. From there, Haines Highway leads south and the Alaska Highway leads north along the park’s eastern edge, with access to hiking and camping. The park’s interior is generally accessible only via a flightseeing tour or on a serious mountaineering/ski touring expedition.

Thachäl Dhäl Visitor Centre
280 Alaska Hwy, Haines Junction, YT Y0B 1L0, Canada

Situated in the Ä’äy Chù (Slim’s River) Valley, the Thachäl Dhäl Visitor Centre is one the visitor centres for Kluane National Park and Reserve. It features exhibits, information on hiking and other activities, and backcountry registrations. Dall Sheep viewing opportunities are often possible in the spring and fall.

Rika's Roadhouse & Landing
274 Richardson Hwy, Delta Junction, AK 99737, USA

Rika’s Landing Roadhouse, also known as Rika’s Landing Site or the McCarty Roadhouse, is a roadhouse located at a historically important crossing of the Tanana River, in the Southeast Fairbanks Area, Alaska, United States. It is off mile 274.5 of the Richardson Highway in Big Delta.

Big Delta State Historic Park
Historical Site Rd, Big Delta, AK 99737, USA

One of the greatest aspects of coming to an area in Alaska is learning about its tremendous history. At Big Delta State Historical Park you get to take a walk through the past. This site was an important crossroad for travelers, traders, and the military during the early days of the 20th century.

City of North Pole
North Pole, AK 99705, USA

North Pole is a small Alaskan city, near Fairbanks. It’s known for its year-round Christmas decorations, including candy cane–striped street lights. Santa Claus House is a Christmas store with walls covered in children’s letters to Santa and a huge Santa statue outside. Streets have names like Kris Kringle Drive and Mistletoe Lane. Nearby, the Chena Lake Recreation Area has a beaches, nature trails and picnic areas.

University of Alaska Fairbanks
Wood Center, 505 S Chandalar, Fairbanks, AK 99709, USA

The University of Alaska Fairbanks is a public research university in College, Alaska. It is a flagship campus of the University of Alaska system and a land-grant, sea-grant, and space-grant institution. UAF was established in 1917 and opened for classes in 1922.