- The list below includes 8 free or cheap things to do in or near Dawson, Yukon, including 4 different types of inexpensive activities like Historic Sites, Gold Panning, History Museums and National & State Parks.
- From Tombstone Territorial Park to Klondike National Historic Site, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Dawson.
Tombstone Territorial Park is located in a remote part of the Yukon wilderness. Experienced and adventurous visitors plan for difficult hikes and camping as the park is made up of breathtaking, yet jagged peaks, artic tundra landscapes and abundant wildlife.
Remembering the 1896 Gold Rush is the Klondike National Historic Site. Visitors tour and learn about the history of Klondike and Yukon river transportation through architecture, artifacts and video given by staff in period costume.
Robert Service Cabin is now restored and a historic site of the great writer and author of poetry, Robert Service. Visitors can hear readings and view the writer's cabin as it was including writing desk, materials, tools, lamps, and bed.
Dawson City Museum is located in a restored territorial building. Visitors learn the history of Dawson, the Gold Rush and the Klondike region from staff dressed in period costume, viewing displays, exhibits and research library.