Backcountry campgrounds

We recommend that you check for wildfire updates before heading to the backcountry.

About Government of Yukon backcountry campgrounds and recreation sites

We maintain 12 backcountry campgrounds, 2 backcountry day-use areas and 1 cabin accommodation. These sites have limited facilities and can be accessed by foot, air or water.

Camping season

Camping season for backcountry sites is generally late June to mid-September, subject to terrain, wildlife and weather conditions. Some may be accessible in winter. Special restrictions apply for the Tombstone backcountry sites.

Reservations, registrations and permits

Limited facilities

The Yukon's backcountry campgrounds and recreation area facilities are limited. Check the facilities and requirements for the site you're interested in to help you plan your trip.

Campgrounds and recreation sites