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Stewart River Rest Area, Yukon

by Murray Lundberg


Campgrounds and Rest Areas in the Yukon Territory

    This large gravel rest area is located at Km 551 of the North Klondike Highway, 17 km north of the tiny community of Stewart Crossing. It has outhouses, garbage bins, interpretive panels, and rough access to the Stewart River.

    The kilometer posts on the North Klondike Highway mark the mileage from the ferry terminal in Skagway, Alaska. Dawson City, the north end of the highway, is at Km 715.4.


Stewart River Rest Area, Yukon
The Stewart River Rest Area from the south.
Stewart River Rest Area, Yukon
The rest area from the north.
Stewart River Rest Area, Yukon
One of the interpretive panels. The text on both signs can be read here.
Stewart River Rest Area, Yukon
The Stewart River at the rest area.