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Whitehorse Rest Area, Yukon

by Murray Lundberg


Campgrounds and Rest Areas in the Yukon Territory

    This large paved rest area is located at Km 1419.2 of the Alaska Highway, 0.2 km south of the turn to downtown Whitehorse. It has outhouses, interpretive panels, and club information signs. Due to abuse by locals, garbage bins at this rest stop and the next one north of Whitehorse were removed in 2012.


Whitehorse Rest Area, Yukonn
An aerial view of the location of the Whitehorse Rest Area. Click on it to open an interactive map in a new window.
Whitehorse Rest Area, Yukon
Approaching the Whitehorse Rest Area from the south.
Whitehorse Rest Area, Yukon
A broad view of the rest area.
Whitehorse Rest Area, Yukon
The interpretive panels and outhouses.
Whitehorse Rest Area, Yukon
"A Guide to Wildlife Viewing the the Wilderness City!" Click on the image to enlarge and read it.
Whitehorse Rest Area, Yukon
"Whitehorse Yesterday and Today" interpretive panels. Click here to enlarge and read them.
Whitehorse Rest Area, Yukon
There are no garbage bins at this rest stop or the next one north of Whitehorse.