Chilkoot Trail National Historic Site

Bennett City Restricted Activity Area

Issued: November 07, 2023

Ends: April 15, 2024

What: Pursuant to Section 12 (1) of the National Historic Parks General Regulations, random camping and motorized use is prohibited in the area known as Bennett City, as shown on the attached map. This area is bounded by the railway right-of-way, Bennett lakeshore and Lindeman Creek, and extends to the south as far as UTM N6633100.

Why: These activities are prohibited in order to protect cultural resources.

Please Note: Snowmobile access to the Bennett Day Use Cabin is via Lake Bennett only. Camping immediately next to the Day Use Cabin is permitted between November 1 and April 14. Travel by foot or ski throughout the entire Bennett City Restricted Activity Area is still permitted. The Day Use Cabin at Bennett City is closed for the winter.

John Haselmayer
Field Unit Superintendent, Yukon

Provisions of First Nation 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.

Map of Bennett Restricted Activity Area
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