Kluane Lake Driving Itinerary
Its easy to see why so many Canadian list Kluane Lake as one of their favourite driving destinations in the Yukon. Pronounced "kloo-wah-nee" meaning "place of many fish", it is an anglers dream for catching for lake trout, arctic grayling, rainbow trout, and kokanee. Kluane lake is part of a 22016 square km national park system in Canada.
Summers months are the recommended and only time of year to visit with your motorhome, the optimal months being June - September. For more information about visiting Kluane and Park, please visit the official Canadian site: www.pc.gc.ca/kluane
Things to Do Around Kluane Lake:
- Wild Life Viewing: Kluane Lake Park offers a myriad opportunities to see wildlife. Some of the Animals here include moose, eagles, dall sheep, wolverines, marmot, mink, muskrat red fox, wolves, black bears, grizzly bears (the latter animals hopefully seen from a fair distance!)
- Camping (near Kathleen Lake)
- Kluane Museum of Natural History - cheap entrance fees for great museum of natural history of the Klaune Region check out: http://www.yukonmuseums.ca/museum/kluane/kluane.html
- Fishing, fishing and more fishing!
- Photography - This is nature photographers paradise!
- Boating - canoe is not recommended because of winds, check conditions before you go!
1 Day Motorhome Itinerary:
This trip is about 261 km - about 3 hours 30 mins
- Head north on 2nd Ave toward Hanson St 2.0 km
- Turn right at Two Mile Hill Rd 850 m
- Continue onto Old Two Mile Rd 800 m
- Turn right at Alaska Hwy/Klondike Hwy/YT-1 W/YT-2 N (signs for Alaskan Highway N) 152 km
- Turn right to stay on Alaska Hwy/YT-1 W(signs for Alaska Highway/Anchorage/Fairbanks) 105 km
- Turn right 300 m
- Sharp right 80 m
- Turn left 92 m