Dawson, formerly Dawson City, city, western Yukon , Canada. It lies at the confluence of the Klondike and Yukon rivers, near the boundary with the U.S. state of Alaska, 165 miles (265 km) south of the Arctic Circle.
The distance to your destination is 525 kilometers (or 328 miles), with limited cell and fuel service along the way. Via Alaska : Access the Top of the World Highway by way of the Taylor Highway ( Alaska Highway #5).
Dawson City is an eclectic and vibrant northern community on the banks of the Yukon River . We boast a mixture of First Nations Heritage and Gold Rush History blended with an active Gold Mining and Tourism Industry as well as a thriving Arts scene.
One of three northern Canadian territories, the Yukon is situated in the northwest corner of Canada’s continental mainland. It is situated directly north of the Canadian province of British Columbia, to the east of Alaska and west of the Northwest Territories.
Dawson City, officially the City of Dawson , is a town in the Canadian territory of Yukon. It is inseparably linked to the Klondike Gold Rush (1896–99). Its population was 1,375 as of the 2016 census, making it the second largest town in Yukon.
The Taylor Highway runs from the Alaska Highway all the way to Eagle , Alaska . Many travelers use the Top of the World Highway when driving between Fairbanks, Alaska and Dawson City, Yukon, which is 398 miles/640 km.