Nisutlin River Recreation Site

Recreation site (day use only)
June 14 to October 3, 2021
Site description: 
  • An ideal launch for canoeists paddling the 180-km trip to Nisutlin Bay (Nałasìn Ghe’yi Tá) and Teslin Lake (Dèsłìn Âyi).
  • Paddlers may see Bald Eagles nesting in tall trees on the riverbanks. Look for moose, bear, and beavers along the shore and listen for wolves at night.
  • The Teslin Tlingit traditional portage from Quiet Lake (Kìt Den Â) to the Nałasìn River passes through this area.
Forested picnic area by river, Nisutlin River Recreation Site, Yukon.


Canol Road
Highway kilometre: 
GPS coordinates: 
60.923°N 132.959°W
Map download : 
Nisutlin River recreation site map (269.3 KB)
Site directions: 

Turn east off the Canol Road down a 600 m gravel access road.

Services available

Outhouse unisex

Bear proof garbage bins

Picnic tables

Fire ring

Viewing structures or signage about local cultural and natural history