Trail conditions

Kluane National Park and Reserve

Conditions and Comments are based upon the most up-to-date information available at time of posting. Be aware that conditions can change quickly.

Overnight hikes

Backcountry permits/registration and de-registration is mandatory for all overnight use in Kluane National Park and Reserve between April 1 and November 15. The use of approved bear-resistant food canisters is mandatory.

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Trails

Rating Trail Condition Comment Links
Easy Soldier's Summit Good. 02-08-2022: Free of brush; Bicycles prohibited; Trail details
Moderate Sheep Creek Good. 02-08-2022: Trail is in good condition; Bicycles prohibited; Trail details
Moderate Bullion Plateau Good. 02-08-2022: Bears frequenting the area; Mainly dry; Adhere to all posted warnings and closures along trails; Bicycles prohibited; Trail details
Difficult Ä’äy Chù (Slim's River) West: Ä’äy Chù (Slim's River) West (km 0 - 5.8) Wet and muddy sections. 02-08-2022: Wet and muddy sections; Bicycles prohibited; Adhere to all posted warnings and closures along trails; Fire ban in effect; Trail details
Difficult Ä’äy Chù (Slim's River) West: Ä’äy Chù (Slim's River) West (km 5.8 - 22.5) Wet and muddy sections. 02-08-2022: Wet and muddy sections; Bicycles prohibited; Adhere to all posted warnings and closures along trails; Fire ban in effect; Trail details
Difficult Ä’äy Chù (Slim's River) West: Observation Mtn Plateau/Summit Route Wet and muddy sections. 02-08-2022: Wet and muddy sections; Bicycles prohibited; Adhere to all posted warnings and closures along trails; Trail details
Easy Alsek Valley: Alsek Valley (km 0 - 6.1) Some wet sections. 24-06-2022: High water levels at stream crossings; Trail details
Easy Alsek Valley: Alsek Valley (km 6.1 -15.4) Some wet sections. 24-06-2022: High water levels at stream crossings; Trail details
Easy Alsek Valley: Alsek Valley (km 15.4 - 26) Some wet sections. 24-06-2022: High water levels at stream crossings; Trail details
Easy Spruce Beetle Dry. 16-09-2021: Free of downed trees; Trail details
Easy Dezadeash River Wet and muddy sections. 24-06-2022: A few wet and muddy sections; Trail details
Moderate Auriol Trail has recently been cleared of deadfall. 25-07-2022: Mainly dry; Minor rough sections; Trail details
Easy Kokanee Good. 02-08-2022: Mainly dry; Bicycles prohibited; Trail details
Moderate King's Throne: King's Throne Trail Good. 02-08-2022: Stay on trail; Bicycles prohibited; Trail details
Difficult King's Throne: King's Throne Summit Route Good. 02-08-2022: Stay on trail; Bicycles prohibited; Trail details
Easy Rock Glacier Good. 02-08-2022: Bicycles prohibited; Mainly dry; Trail details
Moderate Shorty Creek Trail has recently been cleared of deadfall. 25-08-2021: Free of brush; Free of downed trees; Mainly dry; Trail details
Moderate Mush Lake Road: Mush Lake Road (km 0 - 7.5) Very wet and muddy. 24-06-2022: High water levels at stream crossings; Trail details
Moderate Mush Lake Road: Mush Lake Road (km 7.5 - 16.5) Wet and muddy sections. 24-06-2022: High water levels at stream crossings; Trail details
Moderate Mush Lake Road: Mush Lake Road (km 16.5 - 22.4) Wet and muddy sections. 24-06-2022: High water levels at stream crossings; Trail details
Difficult Cottonwood: Cottonwood (km 16.5 - 33) Fair. 12-08-2021: Free of downed trees; Sections of brush; Trail details
Difficult Cottonwood: Cottonwood (km 33 -49) Fair. 11-06-2021: A few downed trees.; Be careful fording rivers and streams; High water levels at stream crossings; Trail details
Difficult Cottonwood: Cottonwood (km 49 - 67) Mainly Dry. 02-09-2021: Sections of brush; Free of downed trees; Water levels fluctuate daily; Trail details
Difficult Cottonwood: Cottonwood (km 67 - 85) Good. 01-08-2022: Free of brush; Trail details
Moderate St. Elias Lake Wet and muddy sections. 24-06-2022: A few wet and muddy sections; Trail details

Routes

Rating Trail Condition Comment Links
Route Dän Zhùr (Donjek) Route Open. 02-08-2022: Route unmarked; Bicycles prohibited; Trail details
Difficult Thechàl Dhâl (Sheep Mountain) Ridge Route Open. 02-08-2022: Route unmarked; Fire ban in effect; Bicycles prohibited; Trail details
Difficult Ä’äy Chù (Slim’s River) East Open. 02-08-2022: Trail washed out in sections; Water levels fluctuate daily; Fire ban in effect; Bicycles prohibited; Trail details
Difficult Mount Decoeli Route Open. 02-08-2022: Route unmarked; Trail details
Difficult Kimberley Meadows Route Open. 02-08-2022: Difficult route finding ; Bicycles prohibited; Trail details
Difficult Quill Creek Route Open. 02-08-2022: Difficult route finding ; Bicycles prohibited; Trail details
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