Guidelines for national, territorial, and municipal parks may be different: 

Government of Yukon campground guidelines for campers and park visitors:

  • Pre-purchase your camping permit online (for Yukon residents) or at a licensed vendor.
  • Pack everything you need before hitting the road to limit stops in communities.
  • Only buy supplies in the community if stores are welcoming business.
  • Bring extra water, soap, hand sanitizer and toilet paper.
  • If you’re a Yukoner, only camp with members of your social bubble - maximum 1 bubble per campsite (maximum number of individuals in a bubble is 15).
  • Clean your picnic table before and after use.
  • Use your RV’s toilet if you have one.
  • Follow all park and campground rules and the 6 steps to staying safe.

What’s open at Government of Yukon parks and campgrounds?

  • Government of Yukon campgrounds are closed for the winter season.
  • Camping season opens May 1, 2021. All openings are subject to site conditions.
  • For additional information, keep an eye on COVID-19 related parks and campground updates.


Private campgrounds

  • Campsites are required to provide greater distances between sites and more contained areas.
  • Campers are required to respect the rules and safety measures put in place by campground owners and operators and practice the 6 steps to staying safe.

Backcountry camping

National Parks & Historic Sites

Where it is possible to manage health and safety risks, some Parks Canada places in the Yukon have resumed services. Visitors will have access to the following services and facilities:

  • Kluane National Park and Reserve 
    • Reservations for Kathleen Lake oTENTik
    • Kathleen Lake Day-Use Area Shelter 
    • Campfires are allowed in established rings only. Firewood supplied on site.
  • Chilkoot Trail National Historic Site
    • Overnight visitation within the Chilkoot Trail National Historic Site will resume for the 2021 hiking season (June 1 to September 13, 2021). Please understand that the current COVID-19 situation remains fluid, with government regulations and health guidelines changing rapidly.
    • Crossing the Canadian/US border while hiking the Chilkoot Trail is not permitted. Your 2021 Chilkoot experience will be limited to hiking the Canadian or American portion only.
  • S.S. Klondike National Historic Site
    • Now closed for the season.
  • Klondike National Historic Sites
    • The sites are now closed for the winter season.
    • Many of the buildings and spaces can be enjoyed from the streets, boardwalks, paths and public areas outside.
  • Ivvavik National Park
    • Ivvavik National Park will open for the 2021 season, with restrictions.

Even though we update our website frequently, we strongly recommend that you check yukon.ca/covid-19 for the most current COVID-19 related travel information.

Please follow all park and campground rules and the 6 steps to staying safe.