The Thirty Mile – US Bend Island campgrounds

Backcountry campground
Region: 
Whitehorse
Total sites: 
variable
Site description: 
  • There are campsites at both the upriver and downriver ends of this island, which are connected by a trail.
  • The Yukon River Thirty Mile section/Tágà Shäw Jädalį lies between Lake Laberge (Táaʼan Män) and the Teslin River (Délin Chú).
  • 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 sit on Shipyard Island at the end of The Thirty Mile.

Location

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

Yukon River Thirty Mile section/Tágà Shäw Jädalį, between Lake Laberge (Táaʼan Män) and the Teslin River (Délin Chú)


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