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April 1 to November 15 any overnight trips into Kluane National Park and Reserve require registration and the purchase of a Backcountry Permit. Bear resistant food canisters are mandatory in most areas.
From September 8 to September 20 visitors must purchase permits, register and can obtain food canisters at the Kluane National Park Visitor Centre located in the Daku Cultural Centre in Haines Junction. The centre is open 9am to 5 pm daily. To register be at the visitor centre one hour prior to closing.
From September 21 to November 15 visitors must self-register at the Kluane National Park Visitor Centre located in the Da Kų Cultural Centre in Haines Junction. Call 867-634-7207 in advance to arrange a time with Parks Canada staff to pick up the mandatory bear resistant food canisters. A self registration kiosk is located at the front door of the Visitor Centre. Backcountry permit fees apply. De-registration (either by phone or at the self-registration box) is also required upon completion of the trip.
Where to Hike
Preparing for your Hike
Between November 16th and March 31st: registration, the purchase of a backcountry permit and bear resistant food canisters for overnight trips into the park are NOT required. You are responsible for your own SAFETY. You should file a travel plan with a friend or family member whether you are heading out for the day or on a multi-day trip.