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Kluane National Park and Reserve

Visitor Centres


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Kluane covers more than 20,000 square kilometres of Canadian mountain wilderness, with many options for hiking, rafting, camping and exploring. Get expert advice on the best activities and insight into the park’s cultural and natural treasures at the Kluane National Park and Reserve Visitor Centre in Haines Junction and at Tachäl Dhäl Visitor Centre.

The Kluane National Park and Reserve Visitor Centre located in the Da Kų Cultural Centre in Haines Junction, and the Tachäl Dhäl Visitor Centre will open May 20th and remain open until September 25th.


Kluane National Park and Reserve Visitor Centre

Spend an hour or a day as award-winning digital exhibits, engaging exhibit panels, cultural artefacts, hands-on activities and stunning high-definition video draw you in to the fascinating world of Kluane National Park and Reserve.


Interactive programs for all to enjoy
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Watch historic footage of the first mountaineers to climb Mount Logan, listen to audio recordings of traditional stories told by First Nation elders, study a 3-D topographic model of the soaring peaks and vast icefields of the St. Elias Mountains.


Discovery drawers
There is so much to explore!
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Discovery drawers and interactive games invite kids (and adults!) to dig in and learn about the plants, animals, and seasons of life in the park.

Diverse trip planning resources and knowledgeable staff are available to assist you in discovering a trip into Kluane that is just right for you.



The Kluane National Park and Reserve Visitor Centre
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The Kluane National Park and Reserve Visitor Centre is located in the Da Kų Cultural Centre in Haines Junction and is the perfect place to begin your Kluane adventure!

2016 Hours of Operation

May 20 to June 2
9:00 am to 5:00 pm daily

June 3 to September 5
9:00 am to 7:00 pm daily

September 6 to September 25
9:00 am to 5:00 pm daily

Please arrive one hour prior to closing to register for overnight trips.


Tachäl Dhäl Visitor Centre

Situated in the Ä’äy Chù (Slim's River) Valley, the Tachäl Dhäl Visitor Centre is a one-hour drive north of Haines Junction on the Alaska Highway. It features exhibits, information on hiking and other activities, and backcountry registrations. Dall Sheep viewing opportunities are often possible in the spring and fall.


Spring sheep viewing at Tachäl Dhäl Visitor Centre
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2016 Hours of Operation

May 20 to September 5
9:00am to 4:00pm daily

Please arrive one hour prior to closing to register for overnight trips.


Off Season Visits

All backcountry overnight trips into the park between April 1 and November 15 require you to register and purchase a backcountry permit. Bear resistant food canisters are mandatory in most areas.

Overnight Registration