Canadian Border to Haines Junction
Distances along BC/Yukon highways are marked by kilometre posts. (A kilometre is 6/10 mile.)
Distances shown in the highway description are from Haines, Alaska. Haines Junction is at km 246/mile 153.
(mile 40.8) Canada Customs. Pleasant Camp. All travelers entering Canada must stop. Open year-round 8am to midnight PST (time in the Yukon).
Five Mile Creek.
Seltat Creek parking area.
Three Guardsmen Lake.
Stonehouse Creek, Three Guardsmen Pass can be seen to the northeast.
Haines Road Summit 1070 meters/3,493 feet. Highest point on the highway. Parking.
Chuck Creek, parking with toilet and litter barrel.
Large parking area.
Blanchard River maintenance camp.
Entering Kluane Game Sanctuary.
BC/Yukon border. Rest area.
Million Dollar Falls Yukon Government Campground. 1 km/.6 mile side road. Picnic tables, toilets, shelters, water, 33 camp sites, playground-obstacle course, and hiking trails. Fee area. Be aware, this is grizzly bear country.
Takahanne River. Million Dollar Falls trailhead, large parking area.
Rest area with view of the Kluane Mountain Range and BC’s Tatshenshini-Alsek Wilderness Park.
Dlaton Post Road. Follow for 3.4 miles to Shawshee/Dalton Post Day use are. Not suitable for RV’s. toilets and litter bins. Seasonal fishing for King, Red and Silver Salmon.
Klukshu Creek, parking.
St. Elias Lake trailhead parking area. Kluane National Park borders the highway from here to Haines Junction.
If you are traveling toward Haines Junction this is your first view of Dezadeash Lake.
Parking area on Dezadeash Lake.
Dezadeash Lake Yukon government campground, 20 camp sites, toilets, boat launch, no drinking water. Fee area. Dezadeash means “Lake of the Great Winds”. The lake is shallow and 15 miles long, storms come up quickly. Good fishing for lake trout, northern pike, and grayling.
Viewpoint, parking at Rock Glacier trailhead.
Dalton Trail Lodge.
Kathleen Lake Public Campground, 1 km/.6 mile side road. 39 camp sites, pump water, toilets, tables, hiking trails, boat launch, and fishing for lake trout and grayling. One of the Yukon’s most beautiful lakes.
Rest area. Kathleen River. Good rainbow, grayling, and lake trout.
Parking with information plaque on World Heritage Site. View of Kathleen Lake.
Parking at Auriol trailhead.
Rest area; toilets. Good view of Haines Junction area and valley.
Dezadeash River bridge and hiking trails.
(mile 153) Haines Junction. Km 1578.5 on the Alaska Highway