Tombstone roadside facilities and trails

viewing deck, panels, binoculars at end of Beaver Pond Interpretive Trail, Tombstone Territorial Park

Beaver Pond Interpretive Trail / YG photo

Trail report                                      

Updated August 6, 2018, 3:30 p.m.

The Beaver Pond Interpretive Trail is temporarily closed.

Inquire about trail conditions at the interpretive centre, open daily starting June 1. Refrain from hiking until trails harden after snowmelt. Backcountry trails to Grizzly, Talus and Divide Lakes open June 29, subject to terrain, wildlife and weather conditions.

Trailheads Hwy km* Time (return) Distance (return) Difficulty
Grizzly Creek to Mount Monolith Lookout 58.5 2 – 4 h 6 km Moderate to difficult
Beaver Pond Interpretive Trail wheelchair symbol Some assistance may be required 71.5 1 h 1 km Easy
Edge of the Arctic Interpretive Loop 72 0.5 h 0.5 km Easy
North Klondike River Trail 72 1 – 2 h 3.2 km Easy to moderate

Goldensides Mountain


2 – 3 h

3 km Moderate
Hart River Winter Road Trail 78

up to

6 h

up to

19 km


*Dempster Highway

Other hiking routes are possible for advanced hikers only. Off-trail hiking requires skills, experience and confidence in:

Please note: There is no cell service; bearproof canisters are required for overnight use; and park staff do not initiate search and rescue. All hikers travel at their own risk and responsibility.

Tombstone Interpretive Centre (km 71.5)

The interpretive centre is your first stop for adventures in Tombstone Territorial Park. Features include backcountry orientations, information on local road conditions, displays, presentations, toilets, library, gift shop, wildlife and trails.

Tombstone Mountain Campground (km 72)

This 48-site roadside campground, is a great base for the self-contained roadside traveler to explore the park and surroundings. Facilities include a kitchen shelter, fire pits, picnic tables, outhouses, an outdoor amphitheatre, bear-proof lockers and caches, garbage and recycling bins, and water from the river or holding tank.

A self-guided interpretive trail, approximately one kilometre in length, introduces the tundra ecosystem, while another connects to the interpretive centre. Weekly interpretive programs and special events often meet at the cookshack.

Tombstone Mountain Overlook (km 74)

Pullout with interpretive signage, bear-proof garbage and recycling bins, and a view of Tombstone Mountain (weather-dependent).

Two Moose Lake (km 102)

Pullout with interpretive signage, bear-proof garbage bins and a platform to view waterfowl and maybe moose.

Blackstone River (km 107)

Pullout with outhouses, interpretive signage, bear-proof garbage bins and access to the river.

Chapman Lake Interpretive Site (km 116)

Pullout with interpretive signage and bear-proof garbage bins. This marks the northern limit of the park.

Additional resources

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Contact Yukon Parks

North Region

Phone: 867-993-7714 (April to October only)

Park Officers: 867-993-7899

Fax: 867-993-6548

Address: Box 600, Dawson City, Yukon

Canada Y0B 1G0


Tombstone Interpretive Centre

Email: tombstonecentre@gmail.com

Whitehorse Main Office

Phone: 867-667-5648
Park Officers: 867-456-3974

Toll-free (in Yukon, NWT & Nunavut):

1-800-661-0408 ext. 5648 or 3974

Fax: 867-393-6223

Email: yukon.parks@gov.yk.ca

Facebook: www.facebook.com/getoutyukon


Address: Box 2703 (V-4), Whitehorse, Yukon
Canada Y1A 2C6