COVID-19 and your visit to Klondike National Historic Sites
Openings and services differ across the country. Please check the Parks Canada national information portal dedicated to COVID-19 for regular updates.
Important information about your visit to Klondike National Historic Sites
If you are a Yukon resident or you meet the conditions for entry to Yukon, and are not required to self-isolate, you are welcome to visit the Klondike National Historic Sites and participate in Parks Canada programming.
Please respect all local travel restrictions for communities in or near Parks Canada places:
- Avoid entering vulnerable communities while travelling to and from the site. Follow travel advisories issued by First Nation governments and communities: https://cyfn.ca/covid-19/
- If a First Nations government or community has not issued an advisory, travel responsibly and follow the Safe 6 +1 : https://yukon.ca/en/practisesafe6/home
- Follow the advice and guidelines from public health experts—in Yukon this includes practising the Safe 6 + 1
- Be self-sufficient and come prepared with your own “COVID-kit” including hand sanitizer, masks for everyone in your group, water and snacks.
What's open (updated May 23, 2021)
Interpretive programs begin on May 23, 2021
Visitors are able to access the following services and facilities at Klondike National Historic Sites:
- Front Street Visitor Centre for merchandise, tickets and information
- Daily interpretive programming, including town walking tours, and tours of Dredge No. 4
Many of the buildings and spaces of the Klondike National Historic Sites lie within the vibrant living community of Dawson City and can be enjoyed from streets, boardwalks, paths and public areas outside. We encourage you to view and enjoy the signs, window displays, building exteriors, and open spaces our site has on offer while adhering to physical distancing recommendations.
Your safety when visiting
- Keep a healthy space of 2 metres between yourself and others.
- We strongly encourage all visitors to wear a non-medical mask or face covering when visiting indoor public spaces at Klondike National Historic Sites. An indoor public space is any space with walls and a roof that can be accessed by members of the public.
- Come prepared with your own “COVID-kit” including hand sanitizer and masks for everyone in your group.
Parks Canada is working with its partners to keep visitors and residents informed and safe.
For the most up to date information, visit: