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Yukon government campgrounds
Yukon Government Photo/ Derek Crowe
Welcome to the Yukon government campground system. Whether you’re motoring in the comfort of your recreational vehicle or tenting under the stars, we hope you’ll enjoy our cozy campsites and spectacular mountain scenery.
Campground Map 2.9 MB
For the 2014 season, Yukon government campgrounds opened May 16 with full services to most to end September 8. Starting this fall, full services will be maintained at 10 government campgrounds until Sept. 30 to benefit residents and tourists alike.
Click here for information on backcountry camping in Tombstone Territorial Park and to reserve campsites for Grizzly, Talus and Divide lakes.
The Yukon government's roadside campgrounds offer picnic tables, campfire pits, firewood and at least one picnic shelter. You’ll also rely on outhouses and hand-pumped cold water.
If you prefer other conveniences, try one of the Yukon’s privately operated RV parks or campgrounds.
New This Year: Firewood in Yukon government campgrounds has been treated with a theft deterrent. Only campground users can use this wood, ideally for small fires since the wood supply is limited. Removing firewood from a government campground is an offense under the Parks and Land Certainty Act.
Government campgrounds do not have RV dump stations. You can get a list of dump station locations at Visitor Information Centres.
Campgrounds with wheelchair accessible outhouses are shown in the Yukon Government Campgrounds Map (2.9 MB). Some campgrounds also have wheelchair accessible picnic shelters.
Please follow these rules to ensure you and your camping neighbors have a safe and comfortable experience.
- All campers must register.
- Camp, park and drive in designated areas only.
- Sites may not be reserved for campers who have not yet arrived.
- Put all your garbage in the bear-proof garbage containers.
- Limit your stay in one campground to 14 nights in any 30-day period.
- Quiet hours are from 11 p.m. to 7 a.m. Please turn off generators during these hours.
- All pets must be kept on a leash. And please pick-up after them.
- Use firewood responsibly. No hoarding and no bonfires please.
- Leave your firearms packed away. It is unlawful to discharge a firearm in or near a campground.
- Use commercial dump stations for RV liquid waste.
- Don’t feed the wildlife. That’s how foxes and bears become dangerous.
- To operate an ATV you must have: registration, insurance, licence and a helmet.
- Report any suspicious activities or disturbances to Park Officers by calling 867-456-3974 or the RCMP at 867-667-5555.
- Guide to Yukon Government Campgrounds (bilingual) 184 KB
- Travel Yukon Vacation Planner
- Traveling safely and gently in Yukon's wilderness
- How to Leave No Trace
- Pathways to Wellness - Nature nurtures
- Yukon Travel Smart Information
Government of Yukon
Box 2703 (V-4)