Camping season opens May 1

All openings are subject to site conditions. Check back for updates on specific campgrounds. Remember: camping is different during COVID-19.

Takhini River Campground

Road accessible campground
Registration required: 
Total sites: 
Pull through: 
Site description: 
  • Popular put-in or take-out point for kayakers and canoeists going down the Takhini River (Näkhų Chu/Ta Hîni).
  • Good base to enjoy Kusawa Territorial Park.
  • The park includes parts of the Champagne and Aishihik, Kwanlin Dün and Carcross/Tagish First Nations' Traditional Territories.
  • The gate will remain open after service to this campground has ended. Register your stay (payment not required). Bring your own wood and toilet paper and pack out your garbage. 
Campground peak times: 
May June July August September
Canoeing the rapids on the Takhini River, Yukon.
Sara Nielsen


Alaska Highway
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Secondary road: 
Kusawa Lake Road
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GPS coordinates: 
60.654°N 136.105°W
Map download : 
Takhini River Campground Map (221.62 KB)
Site directions: 

Turn south off the highway and drive 15 km on the gravel Kusawa Lake Road.

Services available

Outhouse unisex

Bear proof garbage bins

Picnic tables

Fire ring