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Mile 0 Post

10th Street and 102nd Avenue, Dawson Creek, British Columbia V1G 3T5, Canada
+1 250-782-4714
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This photo is actually of Historical Milepost 0 marked by a cairn and arch. Plenty of parking for... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
jbwhitehouse
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Dallas, Texas
A must take photo.

Everyone must have this photo prior to or just after the trip. Very easy to get to and is... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Benjii2414
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Evansville, Indiana
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Not to be confused with the Mile 0 Cairn, the Mile Zero Post is located downtown Dawson Creek at 102 Avenue and 10 Street, marks the Mile "0 " on the Alaska Highway (1 block south of the Station Museum). The Mile Post was erected in 1946.
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10th Street and 102nd Avenue, Dawson Creek, British Columbia V1G 3T5, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This photo is actually of Historical Milepost 0 marked by a cairn and arch. Plenty of parking for all size vehicles at adjacent lot with Dawson Creek Art Gallery at one end and the Northern Alberta Railway (NAR) Visitor Center at the other. Milepost 0...More

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VisitorCentre D C, Senior Information Counsellor at Mile 0 Post, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello! Yes, there are two "Mile 0" attractions in Dawson Creek, we're happy to hear that you visited both photo opportunities. Thanks for visiting!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Everyone must have this photo prior to or just after the trip. Very easy to get to and is surrounded by all types of historical venues.

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VisitorCentre D C, Senior Information Counsellor at Mile 0 Post, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello! Yes, the Mile 0 Post is indeed surrounded by all of the historical spots in downtown Dawson Creek; did you happen to pick up the Historic Walking Tour guide from the Visitor Centre or Alaska Highway House?

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really it is a sign in a parking lot. One of three notices in town mentioning Alaska highway and mile 0. Seemed to be quite popular with people driving through.

Thank Kristian E
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VisitorCentre D C, Senior Information Counsellor at Mile 0 Post, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Yes, the cairn next to the traffic circle marks "Mile Zero" for the Alaska Highway, did you walk down town to the Mile 0 Post?

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Cool photo op across from visitor center building. Stop to stretch legs & take a pic. You can also walk into Dawson from here and walk the few blocks of town. There was a classic car show when we were there so it was a...More

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VisitorCentre D C, Senior Information Counsellor at Mile 0 Post, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello! Thanks for the awesome review, did you happen to get the self-guided historic walking tour pamphlet from the Visitor Centre? Safe travels!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stop at the roundabout marking the beginning of the Alaskan Highway. The center of the roundabout is a metal statue of an Army Corp of Engineer Soldier point to Alaska. We take a few pictures of the marker. The original mile post is a...More

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VisitorCentre D C, Senior Information Counsellor at Mile 0 Post, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We're happy to hear you stopped to get your photo taken! The Mile 0 Post is at the intersection of 102nd avenue and 10th street. Happy travels!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We flew from California to Edmonton and rented an SUV at enterprise. We began our adventure with a 360 mile drive from Edmonton to Dawson Creek. Of course we had to stand under the famous sign, shown below, to document the beginning of our trip....More

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VisitorCentre D C, Senior Information Counselor at Mile 0 Post, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi there! It sounds like you have a wonderful trip planned out. Thank you for stopping at mile zero, safe travels!

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

you're at the perfect picture opportunity reference the Alaska-Canada Highway. plenty of parking space in front of the sign to take your picture without fear of being run over.

Thank Noel E
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VisitorCentre D C, Senior Information Counsellor at Mile 0 Post, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello! We're happy to hear that you got a picture at the beginning of the Alaska Highway. Did you head downtown to the mile zero post? Our staff at the Alaska Highway House is always happy to take photos of visitors. Happy travels!

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Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

This is a must stop for people from all over . It explains the history of the area and you can meet some real neat people. Perfect stopping area with the quaint downtown area near by with in walking distance including the Mile 0 sign

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VisitorCentre D C, Senior Information Counsellor at Mile 0 Post, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2018

Hello! We agree, there is so much history in the Dawson Creek region. Did you stop into the Visitor Centre before leaving town? Safe travels!

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Reviewed 21 June 2018

If this is your first time travelling on the Alaskan Highway, you should take pics at or at least of Mile 0! It will mark the beginning of this part of your trip. There is plenty of parking and the sign and rock cairn are...More

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VisitorCentre D C, Senior Information Counselor at Mile 0 Post, responded to this reviewResponded 25 June 2018

Hello! We're happy to hear that you enjoyed your time in Dawson Creek. Did you visit the Alaska Highway House next to the mile zero post? Happy travels!

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Reviewed 31 May 2018 via mobile

This is the famous start of the highway. Now I can say I was there. Cross it off my bucket list This is the same parking lot for the Art Gallery, visitor center and train station.

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VisitorCentre D C, Senior Information Counsellor at Mile 0 Post, responded to this reviewResponded 31 May 2018

Hi there! We're happy to hear that you stopped at "Mile zero", did you happen to head downtown to the historic mile zero post? The girls at the Alaska Highway House are always happy to take photos for visitors!

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