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 144 km (mile 90) – Tuktoyaktuk
Tuktoyaktuk nestled on the shores of the Arctic Ocean is home to Parks Canada’s “Pingo National Landmark” – a collection of ice hills.
736 km (mile 457) – Inuvik
Driving the Dempster
Tuktoyaktuk
Pingo Canadian Landmark
Inuvik Aklavik
Inuvik awaits you at the end of this year-round highway, offering a full range of services and facilities. The Western Arctic Visitor Information Centre is open from the third weekend in May to mid-September. It features both indoor and outdoor interpretive displays about the whole Delta region and is a worthwhile destination in itself. Information on trips to all the outlying
Happy Valley Territorial Campground
Inuvik’s Happy Valley Territorial Campground offers 27 sites, with laundromat, nightly fee and 24-hour security.
Kendall Island Bird Sanctuary
Eskimo Lakes
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731 km (mile 454) – Jak Park
Just outside the community of Inuvik, Jak Park Campsite offers 36 sites, with a fee for overnight or day use, and 24-hour security.
550 km (mile 342) – Fort McPherson
Fort McPherson offers a good range of basic services, the Tent and Canvas workshop, open 9 to 5 weekdays, and a self-guided tour of the community.
541 km (mile 336) – Nitainlaii Territorial Park
539 km (mile 335) – Peel River Ferry
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Nitainlaii Territorial Park campsite (23 sites, nightly fee) and its visitor information centre are open from June 1 to September 1. The centre offers fascinating displays of the traditional
The Peel River ferry is free and operates from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 a.m. daily, from June to mid-October.
Cross by ice bridge from the end of November to April 30.
Shingle Point
lifestyle of the Gwich’in people of the region.
447 km (mile 278) – Rock River Campground
Twenty sites offer sheltered protection within a steep gorge of the Richardson Mountains.
405 km (mile 252) – Arctic Circle (Day Use)
Catch a photo of yourself crossing the Arctic Circle, taking a moment to see the displays that explain the Arctic Circle and the northern lights. From this latitude northwards the sun never sets at the summer solstice, June 21,
and never rises at the winter solstice, December 21.
369 km (mile 229) – Eagle Plains Hotel and RV Campground
The halfway point on the Dempster is the Eagle Plains Hotel. Open year-round, offers a licensed restaurant and lounge, full service garage with propane, petro, diesel and licensed mechanic, tire sales and repair,and limited aircraft facilities - (867) 993-2453. Next services – Fort McPherson 193 km (120 miles).
72 km (mile 45) – Tombstone Mountain Campground
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Klondike Highway Maintenance Camp.
Dawson City
Tombstone Mountain Campground, with 22 sites, offers nature walks and campire talks, in July and August, and a staffed interpretive centre. It is a base for hikes into the Tombstone range.
Take in the Gateway interpretive display at
the junction of the Dempster Highway with Yukon Route 5, 40 km (25 miles) east of Dawson City. It’s 365 kms (232 miles) to the next services at Eagle Plains.
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Dawson City
Dempster Highway
Ferry Crossing
Before you start your journey up the Dempster, be sure to stop in at the Dempster Delta Visitor Information Centre on Front Street in Dawson City, Yukon. See the excellent displays and meet our friendly travel counsellors, who can help you plan your trip.
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Open from the third weekend in May to mid-September.
Territorial Park Paved Highway Gravel Highway
66 km (mile 41)
Fort
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