For your next camping trip, make sure to see all the beauty of Yukon and Alaska. Check out some of the best campgrounds in the area!
For camping enthusiasts, there is truly no better feeling than unplugging from the rest of the world and heading out into the great outdoors. Breathing in the fresh air and taking some time to recenter and get back in tune with yourself is something we could all benefit from, making camping one of the best activities for relaxation.
Any avid camper can probably tell you that some of the most breathtaking camping destinations can be found in Alaska and Yukon
. Known for beautiful scenery, incredible wildlife, and all-around world-class camping experience, Alaska and Yukon have been at the top of many nature-lovers’ camping lists for years. When you go camping in Yukon and Alaska, you can’t go wrong with any campground. All around you are some of the best nature views available in North America.
If you’re planning a camping trip this summer and feel like venturing up north, here are some must-see stops as you make your way through Alaska and Yukon!
Haines Hitch-Up RV Park
Kicking off our list is the Haines Hitch-Up RV Park in Alaska. Nestled in the woods of Southeast Alaska, CanaDream Club partner campground, Haines Hitch-Up RV Park
, allows campers to take in scenery unlike any other, with majestic mountains and glaciers surrounding the area. The RV Park features 92 full hook up grass camping sites and access to meter-free showers and on-site laundry services. The park tends to see the most campers in June, July, and August, so be sure to book your spot during these months to get the most out of your trip.
Chicken Gold Camp
While the name is undoubtedly funny, the tiny town of Chicken, Alaska has a lot to offer camping enthusiasts and history buffs alike! Located right off of the Top of the World Highway that connects Dawson City
, Yukon to Tok, Alaska, Chicken Gold Camp operates as both an educational experience and an RV campground, allowing campers to pan and mine their own gold while enjoying the quirkiness of the town. At Chicken Gold Camp, you can learn more about gold mining in the area through their historic tours at the Pedro Gold Dredge and Mining Museum. After you’re done looking for gold, you can enjoy hiking, ATVing, boating, and fishing. You will also enjoy the breathtaking views that come along with traveling the Top of the World Highway. They are truly remarkable!
Hi Country RV Park
For one of the top campgrounds in Yukon, take a trip to Hi Country RV Park along the Alaska Highway. At Hi Country RV Park, you can enjoy camping in either a tent or an RV. The campground features over 120 rigs for a variety of sizes, and each one includes a fire pit and picnic table. It’s location also makes it perfect for taking in some of the best sites in Yukon. Enjoy some of the world-famous beauty of northwest Canada that surrounds the campground. Hi Country RV Park is only 3 minutes away from center city Whitehorse
, where you’ll find plenty of activities to add to your trip.
Pioneer RV Park
If you’re looking for more opportunities to travel along the Alaska Highway, Pioneer RV Park at Historic Mile 911 is another perfect spot. They have 150 sites on the campground, so you’ll have plenty of space for yourself. The campsite is in a secluded wooded area, which makes it great for taking in the outdoors. While you’re at the campground, you should also take advantage of the tours, by either bus or train, that they offer to nearby areas, like Skagway
. Pioneer RV Park also has a variety of services to make your stay comfortable, like an on-site shop, laundromat, showers, wireless internet, and a car/RV wash.
Caribou RV Park
For peaceful camping in Yukon, Caribou RV Park is a great choice. Caribou RV Park
is perfect for nature lovers and has amazing walking trails for you, they’re even great for pets. The campsite is close to Marsh Lake and Miles Canyon, so there’s no shortage of beautiful views. Within walking distance is the Wolf’s Den Restaurant, which is a deal if you aren’t in the mood to cook. At the campground, you’ll have easy access to visit Skagway and Whitehorse during your trip. Fire pits, laundromat, showers, a car wash are all available at Caribou RV Park.
Baby Nugget RV Park
Enjoy one of Yukon’s newest RV parks at Baby Nugget RV Park
. Located on Historic Mile 627 on the Alaska Highway, you can enjoy a variety of outdoor activities during your stay. The Rv Park is the perfect place for hiking, biking, and fishing. While enjoying the outdoors, you’re in a great space for seeing local birds, bear, moose, and caribou. You can even try gold panning at the campground. Nearby you can visit a large gift shop and get a meal at The Wolf it Down Restaurant. The campground includes new amenities like a laundromat with state of the art washers and dryers, showers, and WiFi.