Watson Lake The first Yukon community encountered by the northbound traveler and the second largest town in the Yukon. It is a comfortable day’s drive from Fort Nelson or Whitehorse. For a complete list of Things to do in the Yukon and Alaska on your trip north, visit our Things To Do section.
Alaska Highway Interpretive Center
The center provides information as well as an exceptional display of photos, and audiovisual presentations. www.travelyukon.com
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.
Upper Liard River bridge and Village. Fishing for grayling, Dolly Varden, lake trout, and northern pike in spring and fall.
Rantin Lake, stocked with rainbow, good fishing.
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
Nugget City (HM 650)
Rest area with information map.
Little Rancheria River, parking.
Big Creek bridge. Big Creek wayside and rest area, day use area just north of bridge Toilets, kitchen shelters, tables, and water.
Big Creek Campround. 15 camp sites, toilets, picnic tables, water pump. Fee area.
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.
Parking with litter barrel by Rancheria river.
Silvertip Mine Rd.
Rancheria Falls recreation site, large parking area, toilets. Well maintained trail and boardwalk lead to Rancheria River and Falls. 10-minute hike.
Porcupine Creek. Parking at north end of bridge.
Upper Rancheria River.
Continental Divide rest area with toilets and information sign.
Large parking area beside Swift River. Litter Barrel
Swift River Maintenance Camp (HM 733).
Screw Creek, parking.
Rest Area with scenic view. Swan Lake south of highway has Lake Trout and Whitefish. BC fishing license required. Toilets.
Smart River, large parking areas at both ends of bridge.
Upper Hazel Creek.
Lower Hazel Creek.
Rest area, toilets.
Morley River Yukon Government Day-Use Area. Tables, toilets, kitchen shelter and water. Fly fishing for grayling.
Morley River Bridge
Rest area with view of Nisutlin Bay Bridge.
Teslin Lake and Nisutlin Bay Bridge.
Teslin. Population 125, is on the shores of Nisutlin Bay on Teslin Lake.
Yukon Motel & RV Park (HM 804) Motel rooms, Souvenir Shop, Northern Wildlife Gallery, licensed Restaurant & Gas Station. Lakeshore RV Park with 70 sites. Water and power hookups. Pull-through sites, Wi-fi hotspot, shower house, laundromat, dump station. 867-390-2443
Nisutlin Trading Post Motel.
Rest area by Teslin Lake
The Teslin Tlingit Heritage Center.
Teslin Lake Yukon government campground and Rest Area. 27 camp sites, fishing, swimming, hiking trails, boat launch. Fee area.
Tenmile Creek. Rest area with toilets and litter barrels.
Lone Tree Creek.
Deadman Creek. Fishing.
Teslin River and Bridge. Good fishing for trout, grayling, northern pike, small spoons, spinners and flies.
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.
Johnson’s Crossing. Gas and food.
Parking and litter barrel.
Little Teslin Lake.
Seaforth Creek. Parking.
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.
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.
Judas Creek, fishing.
Marsh Lake Yukon government campground. 41 campsites, swimming beach, toilets, tables, kitchen shelter, playground, hiking trails, fishing-lake trout, grayling and northern pike.
McClintock River, parking at north end of bridge. Boat launch.
Yukon River Bridge and Marsh Lake Dam. Rest area, toilets, boat launch.
Caribou RV Park
Junction with South Klondike Highway (Yukon Highway 2), access Carcross, and Skagway, Alaska
Wolf Creek Yukon government campground, 40 camp sites, well water, toilets, tables, kitchen shelter, playground, hiking trails and fishing. Fee area.
Meadow Lakes golf course.
Fireweed RV Services.
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.
Information rest stop.
Hi Country R.V. Park
Whitehorse. South access to downtown via Robert Service Way. Whitehorse is The Capital of the Yukon and offers unparalleled access to the surrounding wilderness. Over two-thirds of the Yukon’s residents live in Whitehorse, which has a year-round population of about 36,000.
Yukon Visitor Reception Centre
This is a great place to start your visit to Whitehorse as there are many staff available to answer questions and tons of information on the surrounding areas. www.tc.gov.yk.ca/vic.html
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.
Beringia Interpretive Centre.
Two Mile Hill Intersection, north access to downtown Whitehorse. Turn down the hill to access Whitehorse city center.