The Basics: Where to Camp

Where to begin camping

Yukon

Chilkoot Trail National Historic Site Chilkoot Trail National Historic Site
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Chilkoot Trail National Historic Site

A half-day drive from both Skagway and Whitehorse

Chilkoot Trail National Historic Site is the historic gateway to the Yukon. In the past, it was tread by Tlingit First Nation traders and Klondike gold rush prospectors. Today, you can follow on the footsteps of the stampeders who dreamed of grand adventures and riches by hiking this legendary trail.

Wildlife you might see 

  1. Black Bear 
  2. Grizzly Bear 
  3. Ruffed Grouse 
  4. Moose 
  5. Boreal Toad

Chilkoot Trail National Historic Site is for experienced campers only. For more information, visit the Chilkoot Trail National Historic Site website or call our National Information Service toll-free at 1-888-773-8888..

 

Ivvavik National Park Ivvavik National Park
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Ivvavik National Park

The gentle mountains of Ivvavik National Park offer infinite hiking possibilities. During the short explosive summers, wildflowers carpet the landscape and wildlife viewing opportunities abound. Rafting on the Firth's world-class white water is the most sought-after recreational activity in Ivvavik.

Ivvavik National Park is for experienced campers only. For more information, visit the Ivvavik National Park website or call our National Information Service toll-free at 1-888-773-8888.

 

 

Kluane National Park and Reserve Kluane National Park and Reserve
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Kluane National Park and Reserve

At Kluane National Park and Reserve, visitors can soar over Canada’s highest mountains and largest icefield, raft a Canadian Heritage River, hike deep into the mountainous back-country, or camp in a forested campground in the glow of the midnight sun.

Kluane National Park and Reserve is for experienced campers only. For more information, visit the Kluane National Park and Reserve website or call our National Information Service toll-free at 1-888-773-8888.

 

Vuntut National Park Vuntut National Park
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Vuntut National Park 

Feel the spirit of Vuntut National Park as you immerse yourself in a prehistoric landscape that predates the last Ice Age. Witness the spectacular migration of the Porcupine caribou herd, one of the largest in North America, numbering approximately 130 000 animals. Stand in the warm golden light of the midnight sun and witness the explosion of arctic wildflowers and rare plants on the summer tundra.

Vuntut National Park is for experienced campers only. For more information, visit the Vuntut National Park website or call our National Information Service toll-free at 1-888-773-8888.