Rules and safety at campgrounds and recreation sites

For everyone’s safety and enjoyment please follow these rules.

Usage

  • Campsites are first come, first served. You cannot reserve sites for campers who are not present.
  • Register each stay on site. Review rates, permits and how to register.
  • Camp, park and drive only in designated areas.
  • You can only stay 14 nights in one campground in any 30-day period.
  • You cannot leave your campsite unoccupied for more than 24 hours.
  • Quiet hours are from 11 p.m. to 7 a.m. Limit use of generators and other noise at all times.
  • There are no dump stations for RV liquid waste at our campgrounds. Dump your waste at these locations.
  • You cannot camp overnight at day-use and recreation sites.

Wildlife

  • Never feed or disturb wild animals.
  • Wildlife attractants must be stored inside a hard-sided vehicle, trailer, or locker at night and when you’re away during the day. Do not bring food or other attractants into a tent. Attractants include:
    • Coolers, food, beverages, toiletries, pet food, garbage, recyclables and anything that may attract wildlife.
  • Unattended wildlife attractants may be removed by parks staff and secured if they are not stored correctly. An enforcement action may follow.
  • Put garbage and recycling in bear-proof bins or pack it out with you.
  • Review the fishing rules for the body of water where you will fish. There may be special regulations.
  • Practice bear safety and leave no trace ethics.

Motorized vehicles and aircraft

  • Stay on roads and established trails.
  • To operate an ATV, you must follow Yukon's ATV rules. These include having your registration, insurance, licence and a helmet.
  • To use an aircraft or drone, you must get a park permit and follow Transport Canada rules.

Campfires

  • Use firewood responsibly. Take only what you need.
  • Use existing fire pits, keep campfires small and thoroughly extinguish unattended fires.
  • You cannot remove firewood from a campground.

Pets

  • Keep pets leashed.
  • Pick up your pet’s waste and dispose of it in the bins provided.

Firearms

  • Leave firearms packed away.
  • You cannot discharge a firearm in or near a campground or recreation site.

Emergencies and suspicious activities

  • Report suspicious activities or disturbances to park officers at 867-456-3974, or the RCMP at 867-667-5555.
  • For medical emergencies, call 911, or the RCMP at 867-667-5555.
  • Report wildfires to 1-888-789-FIRE (3473).
  • Report wildlife, fishing and environmental violations to the TIPP line, 1-800-661-0525.
Contact: 

For questions about getting a park permit email yukon.parks@gov.yk.ca or phone 867-667-5648 or toll free in Yukon: 1-800-661-0408, ext. 5648.