Canada's Parks Day in Yukon

Fort Selkirk Historic Site (YG photo)

Canada’s Parks Day is an opportunity for Canadians to participate in fun, educational and family-oriented events at parks and historic sites across the country. Parks Day falls on the third Saturday of July every year.

You can help celebrate Yukon parks and historic sites - join in on Parks Day events happening throughout the territory or create your own adventure at one of our many national, territorial or municipal parks, historic sites, heritage rivers, campgrounds and other special places.

Parks Day Events 2018... check back for updates!

Date TBA

Thursday, July 19

Friday, July 20

Saturday, July 21


4 p.m. - Family fun at Kathleen Lake Day-Use Area
6 p.m. - Wiener roast
8 p.m. - Campfire talk
All ages event. Hosted by Parks Canada, 867-634-7207.

10 a.m. - Free guided hike. Bring sturdy shoes, water, a snack and clothes for all weather. Meet at the campground cookshack at km 72 of the Dempster Highway.
6 p.m. -Potluck at the centre. Bring a tasty treat to share.
7:30 p.m. - Music Coffeehouse at the Tombstone Interpretive Centre. Bring your instruments. Everyone welcome. Hosted by the Yukon Parks, 867-993-7714.

9:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. Free self-guided tours and 15% off all merchandise. Meet Parka from 1:30 - 3:30 p.m. Hosted by Parks Canada.

Want to host a Parks Day event? Contact Yukon Parks for ideas and to include your event on this page.

Additional resources

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