Camping season opens May 1

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Watson Lake Campground

Road accessible campground
Region: 
Watson Lake
Total sites: 
40
Pull through: 
8
Serviced: 
May 1 to September 30, 2021
Gate open: 
May 1 to September 30, 2021
Site description: 
  • On the south shore of Watson Lake.
  • Ideal spot for weekend family camping and for visitors to the community of Watson Lake.
  • Has 2 camping loops, a group-camping area and a day-use area.
  • Several trails along the campground road, including the historic Telegraph Trail.
Campground peak times: 
May June July August September
Boat dock at Watson Lake Campground, Yukon.

Location

Highway: 
Alaska Highway
Highway kilometre: 
984.0
Secondary road kilometre: 
1.5
GPS coordinates: 
60.0643°N 128.78548°W
Map download : 
Watson Lake campground map (355.35 KB)

Services available

Outhouse unisex

Bear proof garbage bins

Blue bear-proof recycling bins

Picnic tables

Cook shelter

Fire ring

Bear proof cache

Boat launch

Boat dock

Hiking trails

Playground

At least one wheelchair accessible outhouse

Hand pump or water tank provided