Otter Falls

Recreation site (day use only)
May 17 - September 9, 2019


Km marker: 
1,546 Alaska Highway + 30 on Aishihik Road
GPS coordinates: 
61.082°N 136.996°W
Map download: 
Otter Falls Recreation Site Map (501.13 KB)

Services available

Outhouse unisex

Bear proof garbage bins

Picnic tables

Cook shelter

Fire ring

Boat launch

Hiking trails

Sandy or cobble beach within short walking distance

Viewing structures or signage about local cultural and natural history

  • You can reach the falls from a pull-off just south of the recreation site.
  • Rocks below the small waterfall are a good fishing spot.
  • The Southern Tutchone name for the falls, Nadèlin, means “water flowing over.”
  • Otter Falls appeared on the 1954 Canadian five dollar bill.