Dawson City Dike Walkway

A well-maintained walking trail follows the Yukon River from the south end of town to the ferry landing. Great views of the historic town, the river and the Keno riverboat. There are picnic tables, benches, a gazebo and interesting stops along the way. The trail head is about 1 km south of downtown Dawson City but the trail can be accessed from any point on the waterfront.

Don’t miss the very unique Camera Obscura shack near the gazebo in Waterfront Park. Built in 2004, the Camera Obscura is a simple yet amazing type of camera. It projects a moving, inverted image of its surroundings on its interior walls through a small lens in the side of its structure. In this case, you will see Dawson’s main street come to life as a large upside-down image.

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