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Tombstone Mountain Campground

Road accessible campground
Region: 
North Yukon
Registration required: 
Yes
Total sites: 
51
Pull through: 
1
Serviced: 
May 15 - September 13, 2020
Warning: 
Plan to arrive early as it usually fills up.
Site description: 
  • Often used as a base for travellers driving the Dempster Highway or hiking into Tombstone Territorial Park.
  • A short trail connects to the Tombstone Interpretive Centre. The centre is open 7 days a week from late May to mid-September. It offers free interpretive walks, talks and special events. The schedule is posted on site and on the park's Facebook page.
  • Several trails begin at or near the campground.
    • A 1 km, wheelchair-accessible interpretive trail leads from the centre to a beaver pond.
    • A short interpreted loop from through the tundra.
    • A trail along the North Klondike River (Tr'ondëk).
  • Grab the park brochure or view hike and camp in Tombstone Territorial Park for maps and more information on these and other day-hikes and routes.
  • The gate will remain open after service to this campground ends. Register your stay (payment not required). Bring your own wood and toilet paper. Pack out garbage.
Campground peak times: 
May June July August September
Fireside talk at Tombstone Mountain Campground, Yukon.

Location

Highway: 
Dempster Highway
Highway kilometre: 
72.0
GPS coordinates: 
64.50618°N 138.21991°W
Map download: 
Tombstone Mountain Campground map (287.89 KB)
Site directions: 

0.5 km north of the Tombstone Interpretive Centre. A footpath also connects the two.
 


Services available

Outhouse unisex

Bear proof garbage bins

Blue bear-proof recycling bins

Picnic tables

Cook shelter

Fire ring

Bear proof cache

Hiking trails

At least one wheelchair accessible outhouse

At least one wheelchair accessible campsite

Hand pump or water tank provided

Viewing structures or signage about local cultural and natural history

Interpretive centre

Group campsite

Tent pads or sites available via walking trail

Outdoor ampitheatre