Campgrounds and recreation sites

Please note that Yukon government campgrounds are operated on a first come, first served basis. Reservations are not available. Register each stay.

Camping season: serviced May – September

In 2018, all campgrounds and recreation sites will be fully-serviced May 18 to September 9, with 12 fully-serviced May 11 through September 30.

Services include firewood, garbage collection, and outhouse maintenance.

Off-season: unserviced October – May

From October through May, you may use sites where gates are open, however, the snow is not plowed. There is no fee for Yukon residents, but all campers must register and bring their own toilet paper, firewood, and pack out garbage.

Check Yukon511.ca for road conditions prior to travelling.

For more information, visit these pages:

Roadside campgrounds

Click on the site name for information, including a map.

Current status and seasonal availability guide

Availability of campsites in our 42 road-accessible campgrounds varies by season and day of the week. Campgrounds within 1.5 to 2 hours of Whitehorse experience heavy use on holidays and weekends.

Consider less busy campgrounds as shown below. Historic trends are indicated as follows.

Very good campsite availability during the week, including weekends.

Good campsite availability Sunday to Thursday night; usually busier or full on Friday and Saturday nights, especially on holiday weekends.

Poor campsite availability; often full all week; arrive by early afternoon for best chance at getting a site.


Indicates Yukon's Undiscovered Campgrounds that are slightly further away from Yukon's main communities.

wheelchair symbol Indicates sites with wheelchair-accessible campsites. View booklet or site maps below for all site facilities, including other accessible features.

Updated Nov. 14, 2017, 3:30 p.m.

Campground May June- Aug. Sep. Additional information
Serviced May 11 - September 30, 2018

Congdon Creek

            Gate locked

wheelchair symbol Conrad

            Gate locked

Fox Lake

            Gate locked
Lake Laberge

Marsh Lake

            Gate locked

wheelchair symbol Pine Lake

Trail closure: The Pine Lake Trail is closed for construction until Nov. 15. View project information or call 667-8299.
Snafu Lake

Squanga Lake

            Gate locked

Tarfu Lake

wheelchair symbol Twin Lakes

            Gate locked

Watson Lake

            Gate locked

Wolf Creek


            Gate locked

Serviced May 18 - September 9, 2018

Aishihik Lake

Big Creek

Dezadeash Lake


Drury Creek

Engineer Creek

Gate Locked
Ethel Lake

Five Mile Lake

Gate locked
Frances Lake
Frenchman Lake
Johnson Lake

Klondike River

Kusawa Lake

Loops 2 & 3 gates are locked

Lake Creek

             Gate locked

Lapie Canyon

             Gate locked
Little Salmon
Million Dollar Falls
             Gate locked
Moose Creek

wheelchair symbol Nahanni Range

Hand pump water supply out of service.
Quiet Lake South
Quiet Lake North

Rock River

Simpson Lake

Snag Junction

            Gate locked
Takhini River

Tatchun Creek

           Gate locked
Tatchun Lake

Teslin Lake

           Gate locked
Yukon River vg vg vg  


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Recreation sites

Click on the site name for information, including a map.

Yukon has 12 recreation sites for day use only. Overnight camping is not permitted.

Recreation site (CURRENT STATUS) Additional information
Five Finger Rapids

Five Mile Lake

Kookatsoon Lake

                          Gate locked
Liard Canyon

Marsh Lake

                         Gate locked
Morley River
Nisutlin River
Otter Falls
Pickhandle Lake
Rancheria Falls
Spruce Beetle Trail
Tagish Bridge


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Backcountry campgrounds

Yukon Parks maintains nine backcountry campgrounds. These sites have limited facilities and can be accessed by foot, air, or water.

Registration is not required at Fort Selkirk and Thirty Mile sites. A special permit is required for Tombstone backcountry sites.

Lost and found

The following items have been found at a Yukon government campground. Please contact the Parks Branch (unless otherwise indicated) to identify and/or claim your item(s).

Please call our Whitehorse office at 867-667-5648 to describe and claim.

If you have a LOST item, report the item using the "lost and found" sections of local newspapers and radio stations.

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Contact Yukon Parks

Phone: 867-667-5648
Park Officers: 867-456-3974
Toll-free (in Yukon, NWT & Nunavut):
1-800-661-0408 ext. 5648
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