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Kookatsoon Lake Recreation Site

Recreation site (day use only)
Southern Lakes
May 15 - September 13, 2020
Gate open:  
June 4 - September 13, 2020
Site description: 
  • Small, sandy, unsupervised beach with warm, shallow water and a playground.
  • Popular stop for families.
  • It's Tagish name Kwáchǫǫ Méne' means "Lingcod (Burbot) lake." 
Swimmers at the beach, Kookatsoon Recreation Site, Yukon.


Klondike Highway
Highway kilometre: 
GPS coordinates: 
60.559°N 134.878°W
Map download: 
Kookatsoon Lake Recreation Site Map (182.16 KB)

Services available

Outhouse unisex

Bear proof garbage bins

Blue bear-proof recycling bins

Picnic tables


At least one wheelchair accessible outhouse

Sandy or cobble beach within short walking distance

Swimming area or dock. No lifeguard