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The Thirty Mile - U.S. Bend Island Day-use Area

Backcountry (day-use only)
Region: 
Whitehorse
Site 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.

Location

GPS coordinates: 
61.441°N 135.151°W
Site directions: 

Yukon River (Lake Laberge to Teslin River)


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