7 Parks near Dawson City, Yukon
Aug 2016 - $41.00
The RV park is a parking lot at the back of the Hotel. We were here in late Aug / early Sept, so not very busy. The nasty part is that truck drivers, hitch hikers, and people who camp/sleep in their cars and vans: use the washrooms, showers and laundromat.
The place is a dirty mess. Services were the only thing that worked. Being parked behind a hotel, has its disadvantages: car alarms, horns blaring to lock and unlock.
The WiFi is slow and cannot download. - dennis 88
Aug 2016 - $35.00
We arrived on a rainy day after having driven the Top of the World Highway in the rain. We were tired, wet, dirty and hungry. There are no pull-thrus but the clerk gave us a site that we could pull thru to the font, leave our car attached, eat dinner and then go to the RV and car wash. Very nice and we appreciated the courtesy. We ate and then circled to use the RV and car wash. It was at least 1" deep in mud because of all the use it had had that day. The campground has lots of potholes and ruts to drive around. The sites are back-in, quite close and back to back. They are level, the hook-ups are good but have no picnic tables or fire pits. The campground could use a lot of tender, loving care but it was ok. We would use it again if we were in the area. - swike
Aug 2015 - $39.00
The short back-in level dirt sites are behind the hotel. The utilities worked well but the Wi-Fi was very slow. We also had no Verizon cell service here. They have a nice pay paved RV wash station. The host was friendly and helpful. We would stay here again. - dandg
Jun 2007 - $27.00
Campground staff said they had a full hookup site, but it was only water and electric with a dump. Power tripped off a couple of times. RV wash next to campground, but it was out of service when I could have used after driving through the mud of the Dempster highway. Lodge has a restaurant and store on site as well. - Onemoretrail
Aug 2015 - $12.00
Located a few miles outside of Dawson off the highway. A quiet place to camp (dry). Pit toilets and hand water pumps are provided. Free firewood and all sites come with a picnic table and a fire ring. Sites are level and well spaced. Trees and shrubs around make for good privacy. Just another example of the excellent Yukon Government Campgrounds we experienced. We'll be back next year! - TheSchweitzers
Jun 2015 - $10.00
This park is a short distance from Dawson City. It's very quiet and a good place to stop if you are planning to board the ferry across the Yukon the next day. Sites are good sized and the park ranger is very friendly and helpful. Firewood is provided by the Yukon Government at no cost. Campground is open from May through September. - Bobbi1948
Aug 2016 - $10.00
Look for a small sign labeled "OFF ROAD PARKING" on the south side of the Klondike Hwy between KM 710 and KM 711. This is an heavy equipment storage area that the owner lets you park in an open gravel area. Nothing fancy, but it is quiet and compared to the RV Parks in the area at $40-$50 a night this place is great. No hookups but there is fresh water and a dump station. We stayed here for 3 nights while visiting Dawson City. Best value in town. - A-S_Travels
Aug 2016 - $12.00
If you have a sense of adventure and want some fantastic scenery, don't miss this place. This park rivals Denali NP in Alaska in some respects. While it doesn't have the huge Denali mountain, it does have the tundra covered countryside and panoramic views. If you like to hike there are a couple of good well maintained trails. However, you can hike and backpack to your hearts content and you don't have to ride the shuttle bus to get there like Denali. Just drive your vehicle to where you want to hike and take off across the tundra. There are several boondocking spots along the hwy within the 20 miles north of the CG. Park in one of them for fantastic views of the country side, mountains and sun rise and sunsets.
One word of caution, it is 45 miles of gravel road to get to the CG. In Aug 2016, the last 15 miles had lots of potholes. None of the potholes were very deep, but they sure rattled our motorhome on the way in and out. Plan on a 2 hour drive from the paved highway to the CG. I would have given this CG a 10 except for the potholes in the road inside the CG. The campsites are large and well separated from your neighbors. Most sites are open to the sky so your solar panels work well. Don't miss the visitor center, great displays and info about the park. We stayed in the CG for 2 nights and spent one night boondocking at KM 80.5, fantastic view of mountains. - A-S_Travels
Jul 2015 - $12.00
Love love love this campground!
Being a government campground, it was very basic, but we expected that and we were quite self-sufficient in our truck camper for the 4 nights we stayed there. Each site had a fire pit and picnic table, and there was FREE FIREWOOD! There were several vault toilets around the camp ground, all in very good condition, very clean and not smelly! River water was available from a tap - boil before consuming.
There are around 36 sites, on a first-come-first-served basis. We arrived mid week, and had no problem finding a site. By the weekend there were campers in the overflow areas and in the parking lot of the interpretive center. As a result, I'd recommend a mid-week stay during the peak season, and try not too arrive too late in the day.
A short walk to the interpretive center, where staff were friendly and super helpful in recommending hikes for us. Free activities most evenings.
A great place to base yourself for some peace and quiet, and access to some of the most amazing wilderness you'll ever find. We plan on spending at least a week here next time. - AAnnie
Jun 2011 - $12.00
This campground is the first one that is located on the Dempster Highway within the Tombstone Territorial Park in the Yukon Territory. Without a doubt it was the most beautiful scenery that we found in the Yukon Territory. The mountain vistas were absolutely stunning, epic, and inspiring. The campground is like one that a person would find in a U.S. Forest Service campground. Stay here for access to magnificent country and a quiet, calm campground. - Pat Eastes
Aug 2015 - $12.00
Another one of the excellent Yukon Government campgrounds. Dry camping with pit toilets and hand water pumps available. Lots of trees and sites are well spaced. Very good privacy and also very quiet. The free ferry across the Yukon River is just a few minutes to walk away. The only negative is the road through which mainly consists of potholes and many very unlevel and sloping sites. Still an excellent place to stay and we will come back. - TheSchweitzers
Jul 2015 - $12.00
Excellent park with free firewood and located on Klondike River. No elect or water but we didn't require this. You can't find a better campground or better attendants. - camperme
Jul 2013 - $12.00
This is an incredible non-serviced campground. You can't reserve here, but there are over 90 sites so even though we arrived in the evening, there were lots of sites, (most of the sites right along the Yukon River were taken, though). Sites are large and flat and very private, especially those not along the river. There are about 20 pull thru sites, (although sometimes the tenters choose them), but most other sites were very easy to access off the wide main road. The picnic tables are huge and in excellent condition. There is free fire wood at several covered bins throughout the campground, and the pit toilets were incredibly clean and newly painted. Especially if you stay in one of the first camp sites, you are within walking distance to Dawson City via the George Black Ferry (free for vehicles, RVs and foot passengers). We thought having to take the ferry might be a real pain, but it was quick, convenient, fun for the kids, and FREE! At far end of the campground, walk along the river past the campground to explore the Paddle Wheeler grave yard, where the remains of several boats and barges from the Paddle wheel era have been left to die. This was an excellent camping experience and an incredible bargain at $12/nite. - Family_Tripster_05
Jul 2016 - $46.00
Very tight spaces, got to know our neighbors! As others have said, it is basically a parking lot with hookups. The roadways were wide but the sites were narrow. Loved being able to walk everywhere. Stayed 2 nights, was only going to stay overnight but there is so much to do and see. Well worth the trip. Only campground in city where you can walk everywhere. - Camping Happy
Jul 2016 - $46.00
This campground is a large rectangular gravel parking lot with back-in sites around the edges and a few pull-throughs in the middle. The back-ins are far too narrow. Mine was barely 14' wide and our slides were 6 inches from our neighbor's slide. Our site was about 35' long, although some were longer and some were a little wider. Bushes along the perimeter were overgrown limiting how far you could back in and some trees had branches brushing your slides. About the only good thing is you are in the middle of Dawson City and walking distance from attractions. Cell coverage was good. - Danno
Jul 2015 - $48.00
Basically this is an RV parking lot. The biggest plus is that you are right in town and can walk to restaurants, bars, shops and sites. Dawson City is a funky place....lots of young, free spirited people. Dirt streets and lots of old, closed buildings. On top of the nightly rate, you have to pay $2 for a shower. Some sites had tables. Not ours. Glad we only had two in our party. If you want to be close to the action, stay here. - Wyboo