Activities and experiences

Kluane National Park and Reserve

Home to 17 of Canada’s 20 highest peaks, Kluane is known worldwide for its wilderness recreation. Raft past glaciers on the remote Alsek River. Explore high mountain passes on multi-day treks. Or find more accessible adventure at Kathleen Lake, where great hikes await just off the highway. The Thechàl Dhâl Visitor Centre and the Kluane National Park and Reserve Visitor Centre lay out all the options, including thrilling flightseeing for a bird’s-eye view.


Close up view of hiking boots


Kluane's most popular activity. From short strolls to multi-day route-finding adventures, for an hour, a day, or a week, Kluane offers much to expore.

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Kathleen Lake

Pitch your tent and bask in the legendary midnight sun! Just a short drive from town is Kathleen Lake, where sparkling waters are backed by the Kluane Range.

Inside view of Kluane National Park Visitor Centre with topographic map exhibit

Visitor centres

Explore fascinating exhibits, listen to recordings of traditional stories, and chat with knowledgeable staff at the two park Visitor Centres.

People in raft on Alsek River

​Rafting the Alsek River

Fed by glacial meltwaters from the world’s second highest coastal mountain range, the Alsek River offers an extraordinary opportunity for wilderness travel.

Aerial view of mountains and glaciers


Flightseeing tours take you deep into the park’s interior. Fly over the Icefield Ranges and explore Canada’s highest peaks and largest icefields.

A child running in the snow and wearing snowshoes

Winter activities

Winter time fun begins as soon as the snow arrives and the lakes freeze over. Kluane offers something for everyone.

Camping and overnight accommodations

Backcountry camping

Explore Kluane's incredible backcountry.

Kathleen Lake Campground

Camp at scenic Kathleen Lake Campground.


A cross between a tent and a rustic cabin, Parks Canada oTENTik is a relaxing way to experience camping.

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