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Bove Island Viewpoint, Yukon

by Murray Lundberg


Campgrounds and Rest Areas in the Yukon Territory

    The Bove Island Viewpoint is located at Km 95 of the South Klondike Highway. It has garbage bins and interpretive panels; there is no access to the lake. The viewpoint overlooks uninhabited Bove Island and some smaller unnamed islets in Tagish Lake. To the west (left) is Nares Lake, and to the south, Windy Arm of Tagish Lake. From the viewpoint, you are looking downstream.

    During the Klondike Gold Rush, many boats were wrecked in this area due to strong winds.


Bove Island Viewpoint, Yukon
The Bove Island Viewpoint.
Bove Island Viewpoint, Yukon
Bove Island Viewpoint, Yukon
Looking across Windy Arm to Lime Mountain.
Bove Island Viewpoint, Yukon
Late April at the Bove Island Viewpoint.
Bove Island Viewpoint, Yukon
The viewing decks, with interpretive panels on the lower one. To see the signs and read the text, click here.
Bove Island Viewpoint, Yukon
Fall colours on Bove Island.
Bove Island Viewpoint, Yukon
Rainy-day repairs.