Kluane National Park and Reserve

Kluane National Park & Reserve protects a spectacular Canadian landscape in the southwest Yukon, where visitors can explore a world of high mountain peaks and massive valley glaciers, boreal forests, sparkling lakes, iconic northern wildlife, and Southern Tutchone cultural heritage.


People paddling in a canoe on a blue lake and a mountain ahead of them

Explore Kathleen Lake

Paddle out on stunning Kathleen Lake, set up camp in the peaceful forested campground, hike King’s Throne trail, or enjoy a picnic at the Day-Use Area.

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Take a hike!

Kluane has everything from short easy hikes to epic backcountry treks. Find trail descriptions and backcountry permit and safety information.

Visiting Kluane National Park and Reserve

Activities and experiences

Things to do, hiking, camping, visitor centres, interpretive programs, flightseeing, rafting, and roadside attractions.

Plan your visit

How to get here, maps and directions, facilities and services, fees, visitor guidelines.

Safety and guidelines

Bear safety, backcountry safety, winter safety, Important Bulletins, and more.

Camping and overnight accommodations

Kathleen Lake Campground, oTENTik, backcountry camping.

About Kluane National Park and Reserve

Nature and science

Conservation and science, animals, plants, the environment, and research.

Culture and history

Indigenous culture, park history, cooperative management.

Stewardship and management

Park Management Board, public consultations, plans, commercial permits, research permits.

How to get here

Contact us

PO Box 5495
Haines Junction YT Y0B 1L0

Email address: kluaneinfo@pc.gc.ca
Phone number: 867-634-7207 (summer)
867-634-7250 (winter)

24 hour emergency dispatch
Phone number: 1-780-852-3100

Hours of operation

Haines Junction Visitor Centre

May 17 to September 22
Every day: 9 am to 6 pm
(Registrations until 6 pm)

Thechàl Dhâl Visitor Centre

May 17 to September 2
Every day: 10 am to 4 pm
(Registrations until 3 pm)

Kathleen Lake Campground

 Overnight registration


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Chilkoot Trail National Historic Site

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S.S. Klondike National Historic Site

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Klondike National Historic Sites

Step back into the days of the 1898 Klondike Gold Rush. Prowl a paddlewheeler. Explore goldfields. Magical Dawson City is a frontier town where history mingles with everyday life.

Vuntut National Park

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