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Northern Highways:
Alaska, the Yukon Territory & northern British Columbia


The highways are listed by name in alphabetical order. While you may be used to using highway numbers, few people in the North will know what you're talking about if you ask about "Highway 5" or whatever.

Map of Yukon Highways
This map shows all highways.

Aishihik Road
The gravel/dirt Aishihik Road runs north for about 120km from Historic Mile 995 on the Alaska Highway.

Alaska Highway
Through British Columbia (where it is Highway 97), the Yukon Territory (Hwy 1) and Alaska (Hwy 2).

Atlin Road
Yukon Highway 7 (no number for BC section), from the Alaska Highway to Atlin, BC.

Backroads
    *   Colville Road, Alaska
    *   Marshall Creek Road, Yukon

Canol Road
Yukon Highway 6, from Johnson's Crossing to the NWT border.

Dalton Highway
Alaska Route 11, from the Elliott Highway north of Fairbanks to Deadhorse, south of Prudhoe Bay.

Deh Cho Connector
This circle route takes you on the Mackenzie, Liard and Alaska Highways through Alberta, British Columbia and the Northwest Territories.

Dempster Highway
Highway 5 in the Yukon, Highway 8 in the Northwest Territories.

Denali Highway
Alaska Route 8, from Paxson to Cantwell. Good Sam Club

Edgerton Highway & McCarthy Road
Alaska Route 10 from the Richardson Highway to Chitna and McCarthy.

Glenn Highway
Alaska Route 1, from Tok to Anchorage.

Great Northern Scenic Drive Route
Explore the circle route that takes you north to the Yukon and Alaska on the Alaska Highway and south on the Stewart-Cassiar.

Haines Highway
Alaska Route 7 and Yukon Highway 3, from Haines to Haines Junction

Nahanni Range Road
Yukon Highway 10 - also known as the Cantung Road or Tungsten Road.

North Klondike Highway
Yukon Highway 2, from the Alaska Highway to Dawson City.

Parks Highway
Alaska Route 3, from Anchorage to Fairbanks.

Richardson Highway
Alaska Route 4 and 2 from Valdez to Fairbanks.

Seward Highway
Alaska Route 1 and 9 from Anchorage to Seward.

Silver Trail
Yukon Highway 11, from the North Klondike Highway to Mayo and Keno City.

South Klondike Highway
Yukon Highway 2, BC Highway 2 and Alaska Route 98, from Skagway to the Alaska Highway near Whitehorse.

Stewart-Cassiar Highway
BC Highway 37, from Watson Lake, Yukon to Kitwanga, BC.

Tagish Road
Yukon Highway 8, from the South Klondike Highway to the Alaska Highway at Jake's Corner.

Taylor Highway
Alaska Route 5 from Eagle to Tetlin Junction

Telegraph Creek Road
This gravel road runs 70 miles (113 km) from Dease Lake (BC) to Telegraph Creek.

Tok Cutoff
The section of the Glenn Highway from Tok to Gakona Junction.

Top of the World Highway
Yukon Highway 9, from Dawson City to the Taylor and Alaska Highways.

U.S. Highway 287, Florida to Alaska
Starting in about 1919, the Canada to Gulf Highway Association (later the U.S. Highway 287 Association) promoted U.S. Route 287 as the best route to Alaska.


Other roads to be included here include:
  • Campbell Highway (Yukon Hwy 4)
  • Liard Highway (BC Hwy 77)




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