Camping season opens May 1

All openings are subject to site conditions. Check back for updates on specific campgrounds. Remember: camping is different during COVID-19.

Klondike River Campground

Road accessible campground
Region: 
Klondike
Registration required: 
Yes
Total sites: 
35
Pull through: 
2
Site description: 
  • 20 km outside Dawson City.
  • Has a 1.7 km interpretive trail and boardwalk to the Klondike River through old-growth forest that wasn’t dredged or cut during the Gold Rush.
  • The Hän name for the river, Tr'ondëk, refers to the hammer rock used to drive salmon weir stakes into the mouth of the river.
  • There is a rich variety of plant life in the area.
  • The gate will remain open after service to this campground has ended. Register your stay (payment not required). Bring your own wood and toilet paper and pack out your garbage. 
Campground peak times: 
May June July August September
Forest path and boardwalk, Klondike River Campground, Yukon.

Location

Highway: 
Klondike Highway
Highway kilometre: 
697.0
GPS coordinates: 
64.04979°N 139.11329°W
Map download : 
Klondike River Campground map (315.85 KB)

Services available

Outhouse unisex

Bear proof garbage bins

Blue bear-proof recycling bins

Picnic tables

Cook shelter

Fire ring

Bear proof cache

Hiking trails

Playground

Hand pump or water tank provided

Viewing structures or signage about local cultural and natural history