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Things to do in Watson Lake

Sign Post Forest

Sign Post Forest

The Sign Post Forest is Watson Lake’s most famous attraction. Travelers from around the world have been bringing signposts from their hometowns to the Sign Post Forest since 1942 and continue to do so today. Bring a sign from your hometown. (source:

Northern Lights Centre

Northern Lights Centre

The SciDome HD projection system 360 degrees in dome theatre providing an entertaining experience. Open Mid-May to Mid- September. (

Visitor Information Centre

Visitor's Centre

The Visitors Center provides a look at the fascinating history surrounding the building of the Alaska Highway. An audio-visual presentation, shown in the sixty-seat theater, brings to life the hardships and the adventure of this road building effort. The Center also has displays of the Alaska Highway and of the Northern Lights.The Interpretive Center is open from mid May to mid September. (source: Town of Watson Lake)

Wye Lake Park

Wye lake park, watson lake

A beautiful 26 hectare park set in downtown Watson Lake featuring a 2.5 km walking trail right around the lakeshore. There is a boardwalk, viewing platform, interpretive panels and look-out along this scenic looping trail. (source: Town of Watson Lake)