Whitehorse to Alaska Border

1425.5

Two Mile Hill Intersection. Two Mile Hill descends to Whitehorse city center with all visitor facilities and lots to see and do.

1426.9

Kopper King

1428.2 

McIntyre Creek.

1428.3

Fish Lake Road.

1437

 Junction of Klondike Highway to Dawson City.

1454.1 

Viewpoint overlooking the Takhini River. Parking. There is an information sign on the old Dawson Trail, the stagecoach trail between Whitehorse and Dawson City.

1468.9 

Takhini River.

1481 

Annie Ned Creek.

1484 

Rest area.

1489.1 

Side road to viewpoint 3.2 km/2 miles, Takhini River Campground 15 km, Kusawa Lake campground 23 km/14 miles, gravel road is narrow and winding, camp sites.

1503.6 

Mendenhall River

1534.8 

Cracker Creek.

1546 

Otter Falls visitor facilities.

1547.5

Aishihik River, Rest Area at east end of Aishihik bridge with view of Canyon Creek Bridge, originally built in 1920 to haul supplies to Silver City, it was rebuilt in 1942 during construction of the Alaska Highway  The bridge was typical of the type of construction used on the Alaska Highway. It was rebuilt again in 1987 and the Yukon government refurbished it in 2005.

Aishihik Lake Campground 42 km/26 miles, camp sites, shelter, fishing. Aishihik road leads 29 km/18 miles to Otter Falls day-use recreation site. Picnic tables, kitchen shelters and boat launch. There is fly fishing for lake trout, grayling and  rainbow below the falls. 17 km/11 miles beyond the falls is the southern end of 40 mile-long Aishihik Lake with boat launch and fishing for lake trout, grayling and northern pike. The road (which is maintained only as far as Otter  Falls) continues on to the abandoned First Nations village of Aishihik, 135 km/84 miles (and is not recommended for large RV’s).

1562.5

 Marshall Creek

1566.2

 Rest Area.

1572.2 

Pine Lake Public Campground. 42 camp sites,  water, fire pits, shelters, swimming beach, excellent interpretive trial.  Fishing and boating in nearby lake for lake trout, grayling, white fish, burbot  and pike. Fee area.

1584 

Rest area.

1578

 Da Ku Cultural Centre and Haines Junction Visitor Center. Includes Native cultural displays.

1578.5

Haines Junction. Population 800.

1579.2 

Kluane RV Kampground. Full hook-ups, showers, laundromat, convenience store, gift shop and gas and oil products. .

1584 

Rest Stop

1589

 Trailhead.

1589.1 

Parking.

1596.7 

Spruce Beetle Trail, Rest Area.

1598.6 

Bear Creek Summit. 1,004 meters/3294 ft. Highest point on the highway between Whitehorse and Fairbanks.

1608.5 

Jarvis River, parking at north end of bridge.

1610 

Rest Area.

1614.2 

Sulphur Lake.

1628

 Rest Area.

1630.4 

Christmas Creek.

1633 

Boutillier Summit. 1,003 meters/3290 ft. Second  highest point on the highway between Whitehorse and Fairbanks. If you are  heading North this is your first glimpse of Kluane Lake.

1635.5 

Rest area, interpretive sign on the Kluane  Lake and First Nations history.

1635.8 

Turn east on gravel road for 5 km/3 miles to ruins of Silver City. This old trading post, with roadhouse and North West Mounted Police barracks was on the wagon road from Whitehorse to the gold fields of Kluane Lake.

1636.6 

Silver Creek.

1642 

Kluane Lake is 46 miles long is the largest lake in the Yukon. It is famed for its beauty and fishing. Huge  waves are not uncommon on this lake, so if you are using a boat be careful and pay attention to the weather.

1642.1 

Rest Area beside Kluane Lake.

1647.4 

Slim’s River Bridge. Crosses ancient glacier moraine at head of Kluane Lake. Sheep Mountain, bordering highway is in Kluane National Park. Dall Sheep are often seen on hillside. Visitor Infocenter is at base  of mountain. Hiking or walking about in this area in April and May could disturb  lambing as well as vegetation crucial to winter survival.

1648.9

 Tachal Dhal Visitor Information Center. Rest area.  Viewing platforms with telescopes for viewing sheep. Interpretive programs. Open 9 to 4, mid-May to mid-September.

Slim’s River West trailhead adjacent to information center.

1658

Cottonwood RV Park


1662.5 

Rest Area.

1666.1 

Congdon Creek Campground, 81  camp sites, tables, toilets, kitchen shelter. Fee area.

1666.6 

Congdon Creek.

1676.8 

Nines Creek.

1677.5 

Mines Creek.

1680.2 

Bock’s Brook.

1684.4 

Destruction Bay. Small highway community.

1684.5

Talbot Arm Motel


1685.1 

Rest Stop on Cluett Creek.

1690.3 

Lewis Creek. A forest fire in June 1999 raged  from km 1752 to the Duke River bridge, km 1709.

1695.4 

Copper Joe Creek.

1700.8

Kluane Museum

1700.8

Rocking Star Adventures  


1760 

Dalan Campground.

1702.8 

Burwash Airport.

1709.5 

Duke River, flows into Kluane Lake; it was named for George Duke, a prospector in the area. A forest fire in June 1999 raged through this area.

1717 

Burwash Creek.

1724.7 

Sakiw Creek.

1726 

Kluane River, rest area.

1728.9 

Quill Creek. Site of Hudson’s Bay Company  nickel mine, the Wellgreen, which closed in 1973.

1737

 Kluane Village Highway Lodge.

1739.7 

Swede Johnson Creek.

1755.5 

Rest area, toilets. Interpretive display. Mount  Walsh is visible from here. Canada’s highest peak, Mount Logan (5957 m/19,545 feet), and Mount Kennedy, named for the late U.S. President, are obscured by intervening mountains.

1761.6 

Donjek River Bridge. White  volcanic ash is part of deposit ranging from Watson Lake to a point west of  Alaska/Yukon border. Deposited over 14 centuries ago, it varies in depth from a few inches to over 300 feet.

1770.4

 Parking.

1782.5 

Edith Creek.

1783.1 

Pine Valley Highway Lodge.

1791.1 

Lake Creek Campground, toilets, tables and kitchen shelters. Fee area.

1802.1

 Pickhandle Lake Recreational Site

1810.1 

Koidern River Fishing Lodge.

1810.2 

Koidern River. # 2.

1818.6 

White River Bridge.

1832.4 

Sanpete Creek.

1837.5 

Dry Creek # 1.

1840.8 

Rest area.

1841.9 

Dry Creek # 2.

1849.3

 Snag Road Intersection.

1849.6 

Snag Junction Campground, 15  sites, toilets, tables, picnic shelter, fire pits. Fee area.

1858 

Rest area.

1860.4

Enger Creek.

1870.6 

Beaver Creek

1870.8 

Dayuse picnic area.

1872.9 

Rest Area.

1873.6 

Beaver Creek Airstrip.

1873.8 

Canada Customs and Immigration, open 24 hours  a day year round. All traffic entering Canada must stop.