Yukon River Campground

Road accessible campground
Registration required: 
Total sites: 
Pull through: 
May 19 to October 3, 2021
Site description: 
  • Across the river from Dawson City.
  • A popular campground and the largest in Yukon.
  • Enjoyed by residents and visitors for its proximity to town and access to a beach and the sternwheeler graveyard.
  • You can get to the campground by a free ride on the George Black Ferry from mid-May to mid-October.
  • Look for and learn about Peregrine Falcons at the viewing deck overlooking the Yukon River (Chu Kon’ Dëk). The river's Hän name means "sparkling water river."
  • The campground is especially busy during the Dawson City Music Festival in late July.
  • The gate will remain open after service to this campground has ended. Register your stay (payment not required). Bring your own wood and toilet paper and pack out your garbage. 
Campground peak times: 
May June July August September
Interpretive panels and viewing deck at Yukon River Campground, Yukon


Top of the World Highway
Highway kilometre: 
GPS coordinates: 
64.07237°N 139.43814°W
Map download : 
Yukon River campground map (449.79 KB)

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

Hand pump or water tank provided

Sandy or cobble beach within short walking distance

Viewing structures or signage about local cultural and natural history

Group campsite

Tent pads or sites available via walking trail

Walk-in sites