Mandatory registration/deregistration & permit requirement

Issued: June 27, 2018

Issued 2018-06-27 (YYYY-MM-DD)

Time 7:09:09


Pursuant to section 6(1) of the National Parks General Regulations the following have been designated as hazardous activities within Kluane National Park & Reserve:

  • Overnight travel and camping (with the exception of the Kathleen Lake Campground**), between April 1 and November 15; and

  • Access to and travel within the Kluane Icefields area (including mountaineering activities),year-round.

Visitors to Kluane National Park & Reserve are required to register prior to leaving,and deregister upon completion of these activities*.


Pursuant to section 7.1(2) of the National Parks General Regulations the following are deemed designated activities within Kluane National Park & Reserve. A permit is required prior to engaging in any of these activities*:

  • All camping** and overnight travel from April 1 – November 15;

  • Open fires from April 1 – November 15 (except for day-use purposes, when contained in the metal fire rings located throughout the Park & Reserve);

  • Travel within the Kluane Icefields area (including mountaineering);

  • Aircraft landings and take offs (including use of UAVs and drones);

  • Bringing in or keeping horses, donkeys or mules (except on the Dezadeash River Trail);

  • Research activities; and

  • Filming or photography or commercial purposes.

* Visitors can obtain permits, register, and deregister at the Visitor Reception Centres or by calling 867-634-7250 to make prior arrangements.
** Camping at the Kathleen Lake Campground is by self-registration, and permits are available on-site (separate registration and de-registration is not required).

Original signed by: Diane Wilson June 7, 2018

Field Unit Superintendent, Yukon Date


Provisions of Yukon First Nation Final Agreements, court decisions, and other aboriginal rights, as reached through an agreement with Canada, may take precedence over any restrictions/prohibitions made under these Regulations.