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See and Do

Visitors are always stunned by the variety of activities available in Dawson City. For a small, northern town, Dawson has something to see and do for everybody. However long you’ve planned on coming, we assure you, it’s not long enough. In fact, we bet you can’t find a place in the Yukon that has as much to do in such a small area as our perfect, little town!

We have everything you expect to do in a northern town and more! Don’t believe us? Take a look at the listings below or better yet, stop by our visitor centre. As a guest in our town you’ll have a hard time packing it all in. We guarantee you’ll leave here wanting to visit again!

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Recreational Activities

Dawson City offers residents and visitors alike a variety of fun-filled recreational activities!

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Klondike Institute of Art and Culture (KIAC)

The Cultural “Centre” of Dawson City!

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Ridge Road Heritage Trail

Experience the history of the Klondike Gold Rush by following in the footsteps of the early miners!

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Ninth Avenue Trail

Enjoy an easy hike of the surrounding Dawson area on the Ninth Avenue Trail

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Live at the Palace Grand

Enjoy some live entertainment at the historic Palace Grand Theatre!

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Klondike Spirit

Cruise the Yukon River on a paddle wheeler.

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Goldbottom Mine Tours

Pan for GOLD and keep anything you find!

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Parks Canada: Palace Grand Theatre Tour

Tour this unique theatre: a combination of a luxurious European Opera House and a Boomtown Dance Hall

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Parks Canada: Harrington’s Store Photo Exhibit

Check out this FREE exhibit and see Dawson of days past.

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Parks Canada: A Self-Guided Town Walking Tour

Tour Dawson City at your own pace.

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Parks Canada: Walking Tour – Strange Things Done

“The Northern Lights have seen strange sights”

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Parks Canada: Commissioner’s Residence

Elegance in the heart of the Klondike.

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Parks Canada: S.S. Keno National Historic Site

The little paddlewheeler that could…

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Tombstone Territorial Park

Simply incredible!

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Diamond Tooth Gerties Gambling Hall

Step into the past at this re-creation of an 1898 saloon, complete with casino games and high-kicking cancan girls!

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Parks Canada: Guided Hike with the Poetry of Robert Service

Hiking, poetry, scenery and history all in one!

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Parks Canada: Greatest Klondiker Contest

Meet Klondike characters at an interactive experience at the Palace Grand Theatre!

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Parks Canada: Geocaching

Geocaching Treasure Hunt!

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Dawson City Golf Course

Swing your clubs beneath the light of the midnight sun at this unique and challenging nine-hole golf course.

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Dänojà Zho Cultural Centre

We have a story to tell

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Sourtoe Cocktail Club

You can drink it fast, you can drink it slow, but if you want to join the club, your lips better touch the toe.

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Parks Canada: Doors Open Dawson

Take an exclusive peek into a selection of historic buildings – restored and un-restored.

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Parks Canada: Walking Tour – Dawson Then and Now

Enjoy this fun and interactive tour by the Klondike history experts!

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Parks Canada: The Life and Poetry of Robert Service

There are strange things done in the midnight sun…

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Paddlewheel Graveyard

Trek to the wrecks and see the remains of the once majestic Yukon sternwheelers.

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Midnight Dome

Climb to the summit of the “Midnight Dome” and experience what it feels like to be on top of the world

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Jack London Museum

Experience the Call of the Wild as you visit the northernmost Jack London museum and his Klondike cabin.

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Free Claim #6

Invoke your inner prospector and try your hand at gold panning for FREE!

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Fishwheel Charter Services

Take a trip down the mighty Yukon River!

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Dredge No. 4

Visit this National Historic Site and feast your eyes on 3000 tonnes of industrial wonder.

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Discovery Claim

Visit the claim that kick-started the Klondike Gold Rush!

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Dawson City Museum

Travel back in time and relive the incredible history of our vibrant community.

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Dawson City Cemeteries

Experience a different side of Klondike history and visit the final resting place of some of Dawson’s founding members.

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