The Thirty Mile - Shipyard Island

Backcountry (day-use only)
Region: 
Whitehorse

Location

Km marker: 
Yukon River (Lake Laberge to Teslin River)
GPS coordinates: 
61.591°N 134.894°W

Services available

Outhouse unisex

Picnic tables

Fire ring

Viewing structures or signage about local cultural and natural history

Tent pads or sites available via walking trail

Description: 
  • The Thirty Mile section of the Yukon River lies between Lake Laberge and the Teslin River.
  • Designated a Canadian Heritage River in 1991.
  • Popular with canoeists. 
  • Shores have many historic sites from communities that serviced sternwheelers. 
  • Remains of the S.S. Evelyn sits on Shipyard Island at the end of The Thirty Mile.