Watson Lake to Whitehorse

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Watson Lake The first Yukon community encountered by the northbound traveler and is the second largest town in the Yukon. It is a comfortable day’s drive from Fort Nelson or Whitehorse. Watson Lake is a popular stopover point, it has several hotels, campgrounds, service centers and a heated swimming pool that is open in the summer.

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Watson Lake Government Campground, 4 km/3 miles access road, 55 camp sites, water, shelters, beach, boat launch, hiking trails, playground. Fee area.km 991.5/mile 616-Upper Liard River bridge. Fishing for grayling,  Dolly Varden, lake trout, and northern pike in spring and fall.

991.5

Upper Liard River bridge and Village. Fishing for grayling, Dolly Varden, lake trout, and northern pike in spring and fall.

993

Albert Creek

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Rantin Lake, stocked with rainbow, good fishing.

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Junction of Cassiar Highway 37 and Alaska Highway (HM 649). The Cassiar Highway is a  724km/450 mile long highway that joins the BC towns of Kitwanga, Stewart, Dease Lake with the Alaska Highway. Junction 37 Services. Gas, diesel, propane, groceries, RV dump and water. 867-536-2794

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Nugget City (HM 650)

1003.6

Rest area with information map.

1035.9

Little Rancheria Creek, parking.

1042.1

Big Creek bridge. Big Creek wayside and rest area, day use area just north of bridge Toilets, kitchen shelters, tables, and water.

1042.2

Big Creek Campround. 15 camp sites, toilets, picnic tables, water pump. Fee area.

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Lower Rancheria River, rest area with toilets just south of bridge. Fishing for grayling and Dolly Varden. Use small black flies or spinners. Fishing is best in August.

1075.4

Spencer Creek.

1083.7

Parking with litter barrel by Rancheria river.

1085.9

Silvertip Mine Rd.

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George’s Gorge.

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Rancheria Hotel/Motel (HM 710), visitor facilities and fuel.

1103

Canyon Creek.

1108.2

Young Creek.

1112.5

Rancheria Falls recreation site, large parking area, toilets. Well maintained trail and boardwalk lead to Rancheria River and Falls. 10-minute hike.

1113.9

Porcupine Creek. Parking at north end of bridge.

1118.5

Upper Rancheria River.

1120

Continental Divide rest area with toilets and information sign.

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Large parking area beside Swift River. Litter Barrel

1130.4

Rest area

1136.2

Seagull Creek.

1136.7

Swift River Maintenance Camp (HM 733).

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Partridge Creek.

1150.1

Screw Creek, parking.

1152.1

Rest Area with scenic view. Swan Lake south of highway has Lake Trout and Whitefish. BC fishing license required. Toilets.

1165

Logjam Creek.

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Smart River, large parking areas at both ends of bridge. Halfway Point Between Dawson Creek and Fairbanks.

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Upper Hazel Creek.

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Lower Hazel Creek.

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Rest area, toilets.

1199.1

Andrew Creek.

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Morley River Yukon Government Day-Use Area. Tables, toilets, kitchen shelter and water. Fly fishing for grayling.

1204.3

Morley River Bridge

1218.2

Strawberry Creek.

1223.2

Hays Creek.

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Rest area with view of Nisutlin Bay Bridge.

1242.7

Teslin Lake and Nisutlin Bay Bridge.

1243.5

Teslin. Population 450.

1243.5

Yukon Motel (HM 804)


1243.6.

Nisutlin Trading Post Motel.


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Rest area by Teslin Lake

1248.1

The Teslin Tlingit Heritage Center.


1248.7

Fox Creek.

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Teslin Lake Yukon government campground and Rest Area. 27 camp sites, fishing, swimming, hiking trails, boat launch. Fee area.

1258.1

Tenmile Creek.

1264

Lone Tree Creek.

1273.1

Deadman Creek. Fishing.

1278.1

Timber Point, parking.

1295

Canol Road Junction (Yukon Highway 6). Side road leads 220 km/136 miles to the Campbell Hwy. 96 km/60 miles to campground at Quiet Lake (good fishing). No travel facilities between here and Ross River. This road parallels the $130-million Canada Oil pipeline which carried oil to Whitehorse over 600 miles from 60 producing wells near the Arctic Circle. Check road conditions locally.

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Teslin River and Bridge. Good fishing for trout, grayling, northern pike, small spoons, spinners and flies.

1295.7

Johnson’s Crossing. Gas and food.

1298.3

Parking and litter barrel.

1302.4

Little Teslin Lake.

1314.7

Seaforth Creek, rest area, toilets.

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Squanga Lake Yukon government campground, 16 camp sites. Fishing grayling, northern pike and whitefish is best from a small boat. Squanga is an Indian name for the whitefish that are found in the lake.Fee area.

1328.5

Rest area.

1341.6

Jake’s Corner (HM 866). From this junction, Yukon Highway 8 leads 55 km/34 miles to Carcross, a goldrush town. From Carcross, the South Klondike Highway continues 105 km/65 miles to Skagway Alaska, most northerly stop on the Alaska Marine Highway System. Carcross can be visited as part of a “loop trip” which rejoins the Alaska Highway at km 1404. Yukon Highway 7 branches off at km 1.8 to Atlin, famous pioneer gold mining town.

1351.9

Judas Creek, fishing.

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Marsh Lake Yukon government campground. 41 campsites, swimming beach, toilets, tables, kitchen shelter, playground, hiking trails, fishing-lake trout, grayling and northern pike.

1381.3

McClintock River, parking at north end of bridge. Boat launch.

1388.1

Kettley’s Canyon.

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Yukon River Bridge and Marsh Lake Dam. Rest area, toilets, boat launch.

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Junction with Klondike Highway (Yukon Highway 2), access Carcross, and Skagway, Alaska

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Wolf Creek Yukon government campground, 40 camp sites, well water, toilets, tables, kitchen shelter, playground, hiking trails and fishing. Fee area.

1410.7

Meadow Lakes golf course.

1414.7

Pioneer RV Park. Side Road. One-half mile to Miles Canyon and suspension footbridge. Past the footbridge the road follows the shoreline of Schwatka Lake until, just past the hydro dam, it joins the main access route into Whitehorse. Caution: The road is narrow, winding and steep.

1417.9

Philmar Enterprises, Recreational Vehicle Service and Supply. Complete RV and automotive repair.

1419

Information rest stop.

1419.4

Hi Country R.V. Park


1419.4

Whitehorse. South access to downtown via Robert Service Way

1422.3

Yukon Transportation Museum. This is a very interesting stroll through the Yukon’s past. You will see the “Queen of the Yukon,” Lindbergh’s sister airship, as well as many other types of transportation that helped open the early Yukon to modern times.

1422.3

Beringia Interpretive Centre.


1423

Airport Chalet.


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Whitehorse Airport.

1425.5

Two Mile Hill Intersection. Turn down the hill to access Whitehorse city center with all visitor facilities and lots to see and do.

1426.9

Kopper King.