Rancheria Falls Recreation Site

Recreation site (day use only)
Watson Lake
May 17 to September 30, 2024
Gate open: 
Gate open year-round
Site description: 
  • Has a 0.5 kilometre 1-way boardwalk with interpretive panels. Ends at the waterfall.
  • Look for the small black American dippers that feed among the rapids year round and least chipmunks along the trail.
  • Look for signs of woodland caribou in winter.
  • Gates are closed from 11pm - 7am daily. 
Kids overlooking Rancheria Falls, Yukon.


Alaska Highway
Highway kilometre: 
Secondary road kilometre: 
GPS coordinates: 
60.08°N 130.81952°W
Map download: 
Rancheria Falls Recreation Site Map (2.86 MB)

Services available

Outhouse unisex

Bear proof garbage bins

Picnic tables

Cook shelter

Hiking trails

At least one wheelchair accessible outhouse

Viewing structures or signage about local cultural and natural history