Jun 5, 2009 - Canada, Travel, Yukon    4 Comments

Dawson City’s Midnight Dome

Driving northbound into Dawson City, just after the bridge, you will see on your right a sign indicating a photo op on Dome Road. Make sure to turn! The road will take you up to the highest point in Dawson, the Midnight Dome, where solstice festivities take place every year. It’s a long climb (so I suggest driving 😀 ) that is well worth it. Do pull out along the way to take in the views partway up the hill!

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  • […] (hence the name), which offers a more intimate view of Dawson and the Yukon River than does the view from the very top of the Dome. I’ve been up this trail a few times and never grow weary of it as it offers an almost […]

  • […] afternoon, I made plans with a friend to hike up the Midnight Dome. We thought the hike would take two to three hours, but became emboldened the higher we went and […]

  • […] well as to meet people. Tonight was the first hike and we went up to a place part of the way up the Dome called Crocus Bluff. It was quite a steep hike, with spectacular views. We came down the […]

  • […] I’ve been almost everywhere mentioned and shown in this video (!) and I have to admit that tears welled up when I got to the segment about the ‘favourite place in the Gatineau Hills’ with its shots of beautiful Wakefield, Quebec, the village I called home for four years. There’s even a reference to Campbell River and an obscure reference to Dawson (midnight looking like high noon on the Dome!). […]

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