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Rock River Campground

Road accessible campground
Region: 
North Yukon
Registration required: 
Yes
Total sites: 
17
Pull through: 
3
Serviced: 
May 15 - September 13, 2020
Gate open:  
June 4 - September 13, 2020
Site description: 
  • A great place for a picnic or overnight stay on your Dempster Highway adventure.
  • Nestled in one of the few boreal forests stands in the region.
  • The campground is named after the river, whose Gwich’in name, Chii Deetak, means “river flowing between the rocky hills.”
  • The open tundra begins to the north and goes to the Beaufort Sea.
  • The Arctic Circle is a 40 km drive to the south.
Campground peak times: 
May June July August September
Playing in the creek at Rock River Campground, Yukon.

Location

Highway: 
Dempster Highway
Highway kilometre: 
446.0
GPS coordinates: 
66.91172°N 136.35541°W
Map download: 
Rock River Campground map (326.88 KB)
Site directions: 

40 km north of the Arctic Circle.


Services available

Outhouse unisex

Bear proof garbage bins

Blue bear-proof recycling bins

Picnic tables

Cook shelter

Fire ring

Bear proof cache

Tent pads or sites available via walking trail