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A Guide to Congdon Creek Campground, Yukon

by Murray Lundberg


Campgrounds in the Yukon Territory

    The Congdon Creek Campground, operated by Yukon Parks, is located on Kluane Lake at Km 1666.5 of the Alaska Highway. It has 39 campsites, 12 of them pull-throughs - 8 of the sites are on the lake. It also has a kitchen shelter, a playground for children, and an interpretive walking trail. The gravel beach is very wide and is walkable for many miles. There is no boat launch, but there are boat launches 15 km south on the Alaska Highway, and 18 km north at Destruction Bay, where there is also a small store and gas station. The nightly fee at Congdon Creek Campground, as at all Yukon Parks campgrounds, is $12, and includes firewood.

    Congdon Creek Campground is open and fully serviced from May 19 until October 2 (in 2017), and is gated in the off-season.

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Congdon Creek Campground, Yukon
An aerial view of the Congdon Creek Campground area. Click on it to open an interactive map in a new window.
Congdon Creek Campground, Yukon
The campground entrance from the Alaska Highway.
Congdon Creek Campground, Yukon
Tenting is not allowed for most of the summer due to grizzly activity - they often walk through the campground.
Congdon Creek Campground, Yukon
The registration/pay station, and a large section of the campground that was abandoned in about 2005.
Congdon Creek Campground, Yukon
The playground and kitchen shelter, located in a large open meadow.
Congdon Creek Campground, Yukon
One of the 8 lakefront campsites.
Congdon Creek Campground, Yukon
The guide author and his dogs enjoying one of the lakefront campsites.
Congdon Creek Campground, Yukon
An aerial view of some of the lakefront campsites.
Congdon Creek Campground, Yukon
The ring road for the forest campsites.
Congdon Creek Campground, Yukon
A typical outhouse at Congdon Creek Campground.
Congdon Creek Campground, Yukon
The gravel beach of Kluane Lake is virtually endless for walking.
Congdon Creek Campground, Yukon
An interpretive walking trail leads from the east end of the campground to a viewing platform.