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3.5
5.6
Town of Watson Lake, Yukon
Welcome to Canada's Yukon Territories . In the 1870s, gold prospectors working north into the Yukon from gold fields in British Columbia. Miners searched along the Stewart River and around Forty-Mile on the Yukon River until the big gold strike on Bonanza Creek in 1896. News of Klondike gold strike, reached southern Canada and United States the next summer. Within months, thousands of hopeful goldseekers headed north. By 1898-99, Dawson City, Yukon, at the junction of the Klondike and Yukon rivers, was home to 40,000 people. It grew into the largest city west of Winnipeg. - NOTE: For highway travel south via The Alaska Highway - Watson Lake to the Yukon / B.C. Border see - Milebymile.com Road Map Highway Travel Guide - Watson Lake to Yukon / B.C. Border, for driving directions / highway photos

3.5
5.6
Town of Watson Lake, Yukon - Photo Watson Lake Highway sign
Attraction is and around Watson Lake, Yukon: Northern Lights Space & Science Centre, Watson Lake, Watson Lake Signpost Forest, Watson Lake, Alaska Highway Interpretive Centre, Heritage House Wildlife & Historic Museum, Lucky Lake, The Liard Canyon, Wye Lake Park
3.5
5.6
British Columbia & Yukon Border
NOTE: British Columbia's Highway #97 'The Alaska Highway' becomes Yukon Highway #1
3.5
5.6
Town of Watson Lake, Yukon - Photo Watson Lake Signpost Forest
The world famous signpost forest, was started in 1942 by a homesick U.S. Army G.I., Carl K. Lindley of Danville, Il. While working on the Alaska Highway, he erected a sign here, stating the mileage to his hometown. Others followed his lead and are still doing so to this day. Access to Visitor Information Center. They have a vidio that explains the building history of the Alaska Highway. Center is adjacent to the many signs visitors have posted.
3.9
6.3
Junction of Yukon Highway #4 - The Robert Campbell Highway
North access to communities of Ross River, Yukon, Faro, Yukon, Carmacks, Yukon, Dawson City, Yukon. The Campbell Highway is mostly gravel, and the most improved section is between Carmacks and Faro.
13.9
22.3
Junction of Highway #37 'The 'Stewart-Cassiar Highway'
South to Dease Lake , BC., Meziadin Junction, BC, South to Stewart BC, Hyder Alaska - The Stewart-Cassiar Highway runs from the junction of Highway #16 (The Yellowhead Route) north to the Yukon border and connects with The Alaska Highway.This highway offers some of the most awe-inspiring scenery, with wild rivers, deep canyons and wildlife that you will encouter along the way. The 'Stewart-Cassiar Highway'is part of the B.C. 'Circle Route', This portion of The Cassiar Highway is called 'The Northern Route'.

13.9
22.3
Junction of Highway #37 'The 'Stewart-Cassiar Highway'
Services at highway, gas, diesel, propane, carwash. Free RV Sani Dump Station. Free car wash with fillup. Access to RV Park Campground. South side of highway.
14.3
23.0
Access to R V Park Campground and Lodging
South side of the highway.
16.5
26.5
View from highway
Driving west on the Alaska Highway.
22.4
36.0
View from highway
Driving west on the Alaska Highway.
24.9
40.0
Point of Information
Crossing Yamerak Creek.
34.9
56.2
Point of Information
Crossing the Little Rancheria River, Yukon.
38.2
61.4
View from highway
Driving west on the Alaska Highway.
38.5
62.0
Access to Big Creek Campground
15 Sites, 2 pit toilets, Garbage Bin.
44.7
72.0
View from highway
Driving west on the Alaska Highway.
50.0
80.5
View from highway
Driving west on the Alaska Highway.
51.1
82.2
Roadside highway turnout - Rest Area
Picnic tables, toilets, garbage container.
51.4
82.7
Point of Information
Crossing the Lower Rancheria River, Yukon.
63.4
102.0
View from highway
Driving west on the Alaska Highway.
63.5
102.2
Roadside highway turnout
Small turnout, no services. South side of highway.
63.7
102.5
Point of Information
Crossing Jottahamma, Creek.
63.8
102.7
Roadside highway turnout - Scenic View Area -
Gravel turnout with garbage container. South side of highway.
66.9
107.6
Point of Information
Crossing Hazel Creek, Yukon.
68.0
109.5
Point of Information
Crossing Lower Hazel Creek, Yukon.
68.2
109.8
Point of Information
Crossing Gorge Cree, Yukon.
72.5
116.6
Services fuel at highway
Gas, Diesel, Propane. South side of highway. Access to Lodging
75.5
121.5
Point of Information
Crossing Canyon Creek, Yukon.
78.9
126.9
Point of Information
Crossing Young Creek.
80.6
129.7
Roadside highway turnout
Gravel turnout, no services. South side of highway.
81.3
130.9
Roadside highway turnout - Rest Area - View Area - Rancheria Falls Govt. Recreation site
No camping, toilets, hiking trail
82.1
132.1
Point of Information
Crossing Porcupine Creek, Yukon.
84.8
136.4
Services fuel at highway
Gas diesel. South side of highway.
85.0
136.8
Point of Information
Crossing the Upper Rancheria River.
85.6
137.7
Access to Air Strip
North side of highway.
85.8
138.1
Roadside highway turnout - Rest Area The Continental Divide
Picnic tables, pit toilets, garbage container, information sign.
88.4
142.2
Point of Information
Crossing the Swift River, Yukon.
92.2
148.3
Roadside highway turnout
Gravel turnout with garbage stand. South side of highway.
92.4
148.7
Point of Information
C.B.C. Radio 970 FM.
95.7
154.0
Point of Information
Crossing Seagull Creek.
95.9
154.4
Community of Swift River
Services Fuel at highway, gas, diesel.
96.4
155.1
British Columbia / Yukon Border
NOTE: Along this portion of the Alaska Highway, the highway travels along the border, dipping down and back up to the Yukon.
98.6
158.6
Point of Information
Crossing Partridge Creek, BC.
104.1
167.6
Point of Information
Crossing Screw Creek, BC.
104.4
168.0
Point of Information
Crossing Yamerak Creek.
105.0
169.0
View from highway Photo 172
Driving west on the Alaska Highway.
105.5
169.7
Roadside highway turnout - Rest Area
Picnic tables, pit toilets, garbage container. NOTE: Next Rest area 43 kms west.
109.3
175.9
Access to Swan Lake Resort
South side of highway.
113.2
182.2
Point of Information
Crossing Log Jam Creek, BC.
120.6
194.0
Point of Information
Crossing the Smart River,BC.
130.9
210.6
Roadside highway turnout

131.9
212.2
Roadside highway turnout
Small turnout, no services. North side of highway.
134.0
215.6
Point of Information
Crossing Andrew Creek, BC.
136.7
220.0
Yukon/ British Columbia Border - Photo B.C. Highway Sign

136.8
220.2
Roadside highway turnout - Rest Area
Access to Yukon, Morley River Recreation Site: Picnic tables, toilets, garbage container.
137.1
220.7
Point of Information - Photo looking north at the Yukon, Morley River
Crossing the Morley River, Yukon.
139.3
224.2
View from highway
Driving west on the Alaska Highway.
145.5
234.1
Point of Information
Crossing Strewberry Creek, Yukon.
148.1
238.4
View from highway
Driving west on the Alaska Highway.
148.6
239.2
Point of Information
Crossing Hays Creek, Yukon.
153.0
246.2
Point of Information
C.B.C. Radio 940 AM.
154.0
247.8
Services fuel at highway
Gas, diesel. Access to Dawson Peaks Resort, RV Resort Park and resturant.
157.8
254.0
Roadside highway turnout
No services. South side of highway.
159.2
256.2
Village of Teslin, Yukon - Photo Teslin Highway Sign
Village of Teslin eastern limits. Teslin is located on Teslin Lake at the mouth of the Yukon, Nisutlin River. During the Klondike Gold Rush, it was one of the waterways used to reach the Yukon River.
160.0
257.5
Roadside highway turnout - Scenic View Area - Photo taken from viepoint
Large gravel and paved turnout, with information sign. - This is a nice turnout to view Teslin Lake, Yukon and the Village of Teslin, also the bridge, you will be crossing as you head west. The bridge crosses Nisutlin Bay of Teslin Lake. Take your camera.
160.4
258.2
Point of Information - Photo View from highway driving west
Crossing Nisutlin Bay, Yukon. The village of Teslin in the background.
160.9
258.9
Services fuel at highway - gas diesel, propane
Access to RV Park Campground, with R V Dump Station. North side of highway.
161.0
259.1
Services fuel at highway
Gas, diesel, groceries. South side of highway.
161.2
259.4
Access to George Johnston Museum
South side of highway. The museum is named after a venerated Tlingit elder. Experience the story of Inland Tlingit through his photo's and colorful exhibits. Gift ship/Tlingit arts and crafts. South side of highway.
162.1
260.8
Access to Hiking Trail
The George Johnston Hiking Trail. South side of highway.
163.1
262.4
Roadside highway turnout - Rest Area - View Area
With information signs.
163.3
262.8
Village of Teslin, Yukon - Western limits

163.7
263.5
Roadside highway turnout
Large gravel turnout, no services. South side of highway.
164.1
264.1
Point of Information
Crossing Fox Creek, Yukon.
169.0
272.0
Access to R V Park Campground and Lodging
South side of highway.
169.3
272.5
View from highway
Driving west on the Alaska Highway.
169.6
273.0
Roadside highway turnout - Rest Area
Picnic tables, toilets. NOTE: Next rest area 70 kms west.
169.7
273.1
Access to Teslin Lake Yukon Gov't Recreational Campground
Camping: 27 sites, 6 pull through sites, Kitchen shelter, hiking trail.
169.8
273.3
Point of Information
Crossing 10 mile Creek, Yukon.
173.4
279.0
Point of Information
Crossing Lone Tree Creek, Yukon
179.0
288.0
Point of Information
Crossing Dead Man Creek, Yukon.
181.9
292.8
Roadside highway turnout
Gravel tunout, no services. South side of highway.
185.9
299.2
Point of Information
Crossing Brook Creek, Yukon.
189.0
304.2
Roadside highway turnout
Small gravel turnout, no services. North side of highway.
190.6
306.7
Roadside highway turnout
Small gravel turnout, no services. North side of highway.
192.3
309.5
Junction of Highway #6 ( South Canol Road )
North access to community of Ross River, Yukon, Mac Millan Pass, Yukon.
192.5
309.8
Roadside highway turnout - Johnson's Crossing
With historical signs.
192.6
310.0
Point of Information
Crossing the Teslin River, Yukon. The Yukon Teslin River winds its way through the mountains of the southern Yukon. The river flows 393 miles from its source, Teslin Lake, to its confluence with the Yukon River.
192.9
310.5
Services fuel at highway
Gas, diesel. Access to R V Park Campground.
194.4
312.8
Roadside highway turnout
Long turnouts, no services. Both sides of highway.
197.4
317.6
Access to Salmo Lake, Yukon
North of highway.
204.9
329.8
Access to Squanga Lake Government . Recreational Campground
Camping: 16 sites, 4 pull throughs kitchen shelter, hiking trails.
212.6
342.2
Roadside highway turnout - Rest Area
Toilets, garbage container. NOTE: no picnic tables
212.8
342.5
Point of Information
Local Radio Station 106.7 FM.
214.7
345.5
View from highway
Driving west on the Alaska Highway.
217.6
350.1
Point of Information
Visitor Information Radio Station 93.5 FM.
220.5
354.8
Junction of Yukon Highway # 8 The South Klondike Highway
South to Communities of Tagish, Yukon, 21kms - Carcross, Yukon, 55kms - Atlin, 100kms. South to The Chilkoot Trail - White Pass & Yukon Railway Route. South to Klondike Gold Rush Historical Park. South to Skagway Alaska. Carcross became a supply centre during the Klondike Gold Rush National Historic Park. Skagway's White Pass & Yukon Route is the ' Scenic Railway of the World' Built in 1898 during the Klondike Gold Rush, this narrow gauge railroad is an International Historic Civil Engineering Landmark and still offers train tours.
220.5
354.8
Junction of Yukon Highway # 8 The Tagish Highway
South to Communities of Tagish, Yukon, 21kms - Carcross, Yukon, 55kms - Atlin, 100kms. South to The Chilkoot Trail - White Pass & Yukon Railway Route. South to Klondike Gold Rush Historical Park. South to Skagway Alaska. Carcross became a supply centre during the Klondike Gold Rush National Historic Park. Skagway's White Pass & Yukon Route is the ' Scenic Railway of the World' Built in 1898 during the Klondike Gold Rush, this narrow gauge railroad is an International Historic Civil Engineering Landmark and still offers train tours.
220.6
355.0
Services fuel at highway
Gas , diesel
226.7
364.8
Roadside highway turnout
No services, south side of highway.
226.8
365.0
Point of Information
Crossing Judas Creek, Yukon.
231.3
372.2
Access to Judas Creek Subdivision
Access to Bed and Breakfast, south side of highway.
241.4
388.5
Roadside highway turnout
No services. North side of highway.
243.2
391.3
Access to Marsh Lake Government Recreational Campground
Camping: 41 camping sites, 9 pull throughs, hiking trail, playground, kitchen shelter, fishing. South side of highway.
243.3
391.6
Roadside highway turnout - Rest Area

244.8
393.9
Point of Information
Crossing McClintlock River, Yukon
245.0
394.2
Roadside highway turnout
Swanhaven viewpoint, paved turnout. South side of highway.
251.0
403.9
View from highway
Driving west on the Alaska Highway.
251.6
404.9
Point of Information
Crossing the Yukon River. Access to Roadsde highway turnout Rest Area west side of the bridge. South side of highway.
251.7
405.1
Point of Information
C.B.C. Radio 102.1 FM.
252.5
406.3
View from highway - Photo looking north at the Yukon River
Driving west on the Alaska Highway.
252.7
406.6
View from highway - Photo looking north at the Yukon River
Driving west on the Alaska Highway.
253.8
408.5
Access to a Bed and Breakfast
South side of highway.
255.7
411.5
Point of Information
Visitor information Radio Station 93.3 FM.
257.7
414.7
Access to R V Park Campground
North side of highway.
258.6
416.2
Junction of Yukon Highway #2 ( The South Klondike Highway )
South to Carcross Yukon, 52 kms - Tagish Yukon, 100 kms - Skagway Alaska 158 kms. South to Skagway's White Pass & Yukon Route. NOTE: Yukon Highway #2 overlaps the Alaska Highway #2 at this point west.
259.1
417.0
City of Whitehorse, Yukon - Capital of the Yukon
Eastern limits. Set in the wide valley of the Yukon River, Whitehorse is the capital of the Yukon; This includes the City of Whitehorse, Mount Lorne, Ibex Valley, Marsh Lake and surrounding areas. Total Population of Whitehorse, 2003 / 22,213. Whitehorse is named after the historic rapids on the Yukon River which resembled the manes of charging white horses. On the Trail of '98, the stampeders had to bypass the water of Miles Canyon and White Horse Rapids, south of the present city.
261.0
420.0
Access to Wolf Creek Yukon Government Campground
Camping: 40 campsites. water, pit toilets, covered kitchen shelter, hiking trails.
263.8
424.6
Services fuel at highway
Commercial Card Lock, gas and diesel
263.9
424.7
Services fuel at highway
Commercial Card Lock, gas and diesel. North side of highway.
264.2
425.2
Access to R V Service
North side of highway.
264.8
426.2
Access to R V Park Campground
North side of highway.
266.8
429.4
Access to R V Repair Service

267.0
429.7
Access to Lodging
North side of highway.
267.2
430.0
Services fuel at highway
Gas and diesel.
267.3
430.1
Roadside highway turnout - Rest Area
Information signs, toilets, picnic tables. NOTE: Next rest area 17 kms west.
267.8
431.0
Junction of Highway Whitehorse City Bypass & 'Roberts Service Way'
Access to City of Whitehorse bypass or access to City Center 'The R V Route' north of highway.
268.8
432.5
Roadside highway turnout - Scenic View Area - - 'The R V Route'
North side of highway.
269.8
434.2
View from highway
Driving west via The City of Whitehorse 'The R V Route' to the business area.
270.2
434.9
Access to The S S Klondike National Historic Site, Whitehorse, Yukon
Visitor information center. North side of highway. The S.S. Klondike was first built in 1929 and sank in 1936. It was rebuilt and launched in the spring of 1937 as the S.S. Klondike II, the largest and last of the sternwheelers. This Canadian National Historic Site pays tribute to an era of riverboat transportation. Tours are available, check in at the visitor information center.
271.4
436.8
City of Whitehorse, Yukon - Visitor information Center
This is a very large information center and a must if you require any information on the Yukon Territories or Alaska. There is free pull through parking for all RVs. Access to the vintage style railway which skirts the north side of the business center of Whitehorse.
271.6
437.1
Wood Street - Photo - Steam engine at MacBride Museum
Access to The MacBride Museum - One block north of highway, to 1st Avenue. The MacBride Museum is a fun, interactive and educational museum that highlights the overall history of the Yukon. Exhibit themes include Early Whitehorse, Natural History of Yukon, the Gold Rush, Yukon First Nations and North West Mounted Police. The museum grounds are home to historic buildings (Sam McGee's cabin and the 1900 Telegraph Office) and transportation artifacts (Engine 51 of the White Pass and Yukon Route).
271.6
437.1
The MacBride Museum Photo - Sam McGee's cabin

271.6
437.1
City of Whitehorse, Yukon - Photo Downtown business area

271.6
437.1
City of Whitehorse, Yukon - Points of interest
Photos taken while on a Yukon River boat cruse.
271.6
437.1
City of Whitehorse, Yukon - Points of interest
Photos taken while on a Yukon River boat cruse.
271.6
437.1
City of Whitehorse, Yukon - Points of interest
Photos taken while on a Yukon River boat cruse.
271.6
437.1
City of Whitehorse, Yukon - Points of interest
Photos taken while on a Yukon River boat cruse. Start / Finish of Road Map Highway Travel Guide. - NOTE: For highway travel west via The Alaska Highway see Milebymile.com Road Map Highway Travel Guide - The City of Whitehorse to the Yukon / Alaska border for driving directions and highway photos.