The Yukon is located in the northwest corner of Canda, bordered to the south by British Columbia and by Alaska to the west.
Dawson City is 536 km (333 mi) northwest of Whitehorse
and approximately 400 km south of the Artcic Circle.
Dawson City (summer pop. 3500, winter pop. 2000) is situated at the
confluence of the Klondike and Yukon Rivers. It is an international
tourism destination with a full range of attractions and services. Dawson
was home to over 40,000 people at the height of the Klondike Gold Rush
in 1898 and is the Yukon’s former capital. The spirit of the town's
rich past endures today.
The Klondike Institute of Art and Culture (KIAC) is the home of the DCISFF and is located in downtown Dawson, at the corner of 2nd Ave and Princess St. You can’t miss us.
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1 hr flight (approx.) from Whitehorse, Monday, Wednesdays & Fridays.
Air North also connects from Whitehorse to Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, Yellowknife and Ottawa.
(867) 668-2228 or 1-800-661-0407
Dawson City can be accessed from Whitehorse via the beautiful and well-maintained Klondike Highway (approx. 5.5 hrs, winter conditions)
There are several car rental companies in Whitehorse.
Note: Most trips to Dawson City require an overnight stay in Whitehorse.
WHILE IN DAWSON CITY
(867) 993-5346 or 1-800-661-0514
(867) 993-5451 or 1-800-764-3536
(867) 993-6860 or 1-800-764-3536
DAWSON CITY BED & BREAKFAST
5TH AVENUE BED AND BREAKFAST
BONANZA GOLD MOTEL
(867) 993-6789 or 1-888-993-6789
General Tourist Info
KLONDIKE VISITORS ASSOCIATION
City of Dawson
Yukon Government Tourism