Dawson Creek

Quick stats …

  • 12,978
  • 12.5 hours from Vancouver
  • %

In the area …

Updated five-bedroom, two-bathroom home with large recreation room
MLS: 190329

CAD$ 343,900 MLS Listing

Opportunities in industry, adventure, recreation, and education all demonstrate Dawson Creek as “the Capital of the Peace” in Northeastern British Columbia. World-class entertainment and recreation facilities coupled with steadily growing employment markets and low housing costs make Dawson Creek a prime location to grow both your family and your business. Add to that the stunning, natural beauty enjoyed in the South Peace region’s foothill scenery, and you have an undeniable recipe for great quality of life.

Work: Agriculture, forestry, mining, oil and gas, renewable energy, and tourism.

Play: With nearly 100 years of agricultural history, every summer Dawson Creek hosts the Dawson Creek Exhibition & Stampede. Families can spend hours enjoying rides and games, food, music, and browsing exhibits throughout the grounds, all capped off with nightly fireworks. During the winter season, The Dawson Creek Curling rink is home to weekly league play and hosts a number of bonspiels and championships. Locals also enjoy night skiing at Bear Mountain Ski Hill, and cross-country skiing on the Bear Mountain Nordic Ski Trails.

Culture: The Dawson Creek Art Gallery is housed in a renovated annex of a prairie grain elevator featuring exhibits from provincial, national, international, as well as local artists. The Calvin Kruk Centre for the Arts is one of Dawson Creek’s busiest facilities and is situated in the downtown core near schools and amenities. This heritage building features the South Peace Historical Society Archives, Kiwanis Child Care Centre, a multipurpose theatre space, meeting rooms, dance, and textile studios.

Municipalities & Districts:
Dawson Creek – dawsoncreek.ca

Real Estate:
Dawson Creek Listings

Discovery Dream Homes – discoverydreamhomes.com
Pan-abode – panabode.com

Note: Population is listed by either municipality or region. Sample listing represents a home near the median average selling price in 2017. Real estate trend metric uses B.C. Assessment data for value and includes sales of all property types.