Liard Canyon Recreation Site

Recreation site (day use only)
Watson Lake
May 15 - September 7, 2020
The dense woods and low visitation rate make this a popular wildlife corridor. Be bear aware.
Site description: 
  • Has a one-way, 2.2 km forested trail with interpretive panels.
  • Trail ends at the Liard River with a view of the canyon.
  • Parking lot shared with the Town of Watson Lake's Lucky Lake day-use area.
Liard Canyon Recreation Site


Alaska Highway (1)
Highway kilometre: 
GPS coordinates: 
60.019°N 128.58°W
Map download: 
Liard Canyon Recreation Site Map (303.73 KB)
Site directions: 

Park at the Lucky Lake recreation area and pass by the baseball diamonds and beach to access the trail.

Services available

Outhouse unisex

Hiking trails

Viewing structures or signage about local cultural and natural history