Alaska Highway Southern Section

Dawson Creek, British Columbia

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Paved highway from Dawson Creek, British Columbia, to Delta Junction, Alaska; 2,238 kilometers (1,390 miles). The Alaska Highway is still the most popular route to the North Country, and it is impossible to drive to Alaska or the Yukon from the south without traveling at least part of it. The highway is paved along its entire length, but expect to encounter some extensive gravel sections where the road is being rebuilt. Highway construction is an ongoing process in the Far North, where the extreme weather is hard on roadways. Services are available at frequent intervals. This guide is a complete description of a scenic drive with a route map and information on the best travel seasons, interesting sites, recreation opportunities, camping locations, and much more.
Scenic Driving Alaska and the Yukon

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Scenic Driving Alaska and the Yukon

by Erik Molvar (Falcon Guides)

Paved highway from Dawson Creek, British Columbia, to Delta Junction, Alaska; 2,238 kilometers (1,390 miles). The Alaska Highway is still the most popular route to the North Country, and it is impossible to drive to Alaska or the Yukon from the south without traveling at least part of it.

The highway is paved along its entire length, but expect to encounter some extensive gravel sections where the road is being rebuilt. Highway construction is an ongoing process in the Far North, where the extreme weather is hard on roadways. Services are available at frequent intervals.

This guide is a complete description of a scenic drive with a route map and information on the best travel seasons, interesting sites, recreation opportunities, camping locations, and much more.

©  Erik Molvar/Falcon Guides. All Rights Reserved.

Activity Type: Scenic Drives
Nearby City: Dawson Creek
Distance: 1390
Season: Best late spring through fall
Local Contacts: Fort Saint John Forest District; Fort Nelson Forest District; British Columbia Parks
Driving Directions: Directions to Alaska Highway (Southern Section)

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