Yukon River Campground

Road accessible campground
Registration required: 
Total sites: 
Pull through: 
May 16 to September 30, 2024
Gate open: 
May 16 to September 30, 2024
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.
Campground peak times: 
May June July August September
Photo of riverside campsite with picnic table at Yukon River Campground.


Top of the World Highway
Highway kilometre: 
GPS coordinates: 
64.07237°N 139.43814°W
Map download: 
Yukon River campground map (1.71 MB)

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

Sandy or cobble beach within short walking distance

Group campsite

Tent pads or sites available via walking trail

Walk-in sites