The 1,523-mile Alaska Highway, now an
all-weather (gravel) road from Dawson Creek, B.C. to Fairbanks, Alaska,
was finally opened to tourists. Among new accommodations: public
camping grounds (with fresh water and cooking stoves) in the 600-mile
stretch through Yukon Territory. Canada's advice to tourists: make
reservations early (inns are few & far between) or bring camping
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