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Parks and Recreational Activities

The Village of Haines Junction, situated in an area of exceptional recreation opportunities, offers many ways to experience and learn about the local natural and cultural history year-round.

Opportunities exist for all age groups and abilities. They are as varied as a pleasant June stroll along the Dezadeash River Trail, a flight-seeing trip into the heart of the St. Elias ice age landscape, an alpine wildflower hike, or a snowmobile excursion into the vast snows of Chilkat Pass.

The village also boasts many local recreational opportunities, including:

  • recreation complex with indoor ice arena
  • curling rink
  • summer pool
  • community hall with basketball court and playground
Kluane National Park
Haines Junction is the gateway to the spectacular Kluane National Park and Reserve; a wilderness park with basic facilities - there are no major roads through the park. Limited vehicle access is possible at three locations: Kathleen Lake, Sheep Mountain and Mush Lake.

Flightseeing opportunities from Haines Junction afford views into the heart of the park. Bordering the ice age landscape is a greenbelt that is accessible to all community members of different ages, abilities and interests, including easy walks, day hikes, extended backpack trips, camping, canoeing, river rafting, and skiing in the winter.

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Many Yukon communities are at the footstep of world class parks:


Yukon Territorial Parks

National Parks