Carmacks to Dawson City

354

Carmacks, hotel, motel, cafe, grocery store, laundromat, post office, gas and boat rentals, a Yukon government campground. Ambulance, RCMP detachment, airstrip, CBC Radio 990.

357

Coal Mine Lake Road, at south end of bridge, 2.3 mile trail leads to Coal Mine Lake.

357.1

Yukon River Bridge.

359.1

Campbell Highway Junction (Yukon Highway 4) which connects Watson Lake and Carmacks.

360.4

Coal Mine hill, parking.

380

Five Finger Rapids Recreation site. Hiking trails, picnic spot, tables, toilets. Information sign.

 

382.4

Tatchun Creek Yukon Government Campground. 12 campsites, kitchen shelter, fishing.

395.2

Yukon Crossing Rest area. Information signs on the Beringia land mass.

403.4

McGregor Creek.

422.5

McCabe Creek, parking.

429

Minto Resort Road.

430

A short road leads to Minto, site of old settlement. In 1898, the Yukon River froze up and many goldseekers, forced to winter here, starved to death. Minto Airstrip.

448.8

Rock Island Lake.

463

Pelly Crossing (pop. 290). Small First Nations settlement, post office, gas station, grocery store, RCMP detachment,  Yukon government campground and dump station. The Selkirk Heritage Centre can be found near the grocery store.

463.6

Pelly River Bridge. This bridge replaced the ferry crossing in 1958.

465

Parking with litter barrels and information signs on the .

466.7

Pelly Airstrip.

480

Parking.

 

507.8

Parking.

521.4

Crooked Creek Rest Area. Grayling and Pike fishing.

523.7

Ethel Lake Road. Parking, narrow winding road leads 24 km/15 miles to Ethel Lake and Yukon government campground (not recommended for large RV’s). 12 camp sites, boat launch, fishing.

534.8

Stewart Crossing. Junction at north end of bridge. Silver Trails Information Center and rest area at south end of bridge. Highway 11 heads northeast to Mayo, Elsa and Keno. The road is paved to Mayo and gravel to Keno. This was one of Canada’s richest silver mining areas it is 51 km/32 miles to Mayo and another 61 km/38 miles to Keno. This area was widely prospected in the early 1900’s, but it was the strike of Louis Bouvette in 1919, that made the area famous.

545.4

Dry Creek.

551

Stewart River view point. Rest area with picnic tables and information signs.

558.6

Moose Creek Lodge.

558.9

Moose Creek Bridge.

559.3

Moose Creek Yukon government campground, 36 camp sites, water, picnic shelter, hiking trails, playground. Fee area. Good grayling fishing.

580.4

McQuestern River Bridge.

590.7

McQuestern Airport.

594

Clear Creek.

609

Clear Creek road

617.7

Willow Creek.

621

Rest area with information signs.

627.6

Meadow Creek.

628

Rest area.

634.5

French Creek.

639.7

Stoneboat swamp.

655.2

Tintina Trench Look-Out. Rest area.

664.4

Flat Creek Bridge.

 

668.2

Historic sign about the Klondike River and the Dempster Highway.

674.7

Dempster Highway #5 Junction 742 km/461 miles to Inuvik, an Eskimo village high above the Arctic Circle.

 

684.1

Goring Creek.

696.7

Klondike River Campground, water, picnic shelter, playground, hiking trails. Fee area.

697.5

Dawson City Airport.

700.2

Hunker Creek Road.

702.7

Bear Creek Road.

703.7

Parking with Information signs on tailing pipes and Yukon Ditch.

709

Callison Subdivision.

711.6

Bonanza Road to Discovery Claim and Historic Dredge No 4 operated by Canadian Heritage Parks Canada. Tours available 9 to 5 daily June through August admission fee.

711.8

Bonanza Gold Motel & RV Park.

712.2

Klondike River Bridge.

713.4

Dome Road.

714

Dawson City.