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Campbell don’t leave without south Canol road adventures Quiet Lake is a favourite destination for canoe and boat trips, including those heading down the Big Salmon River. If you’ve brought your boat—or even just a fishing rod—the Canol’s series of idyllic lakes and crystal-clear rivers will tempt you. Between Quiet Lake (Km 99) and the Campbell Highway (Km 217), the road winds along picturesque Rose and Lapie lakes and their outlet rivers. Access the South Canol from the Campbell Highway near Ross River, or the Canol junction near Johnsons Crossing at Km 1295 on the Alaska Highway. This remote road is passable to most vehicles, but the route has many curves and road conditions vary. Travel prepared, as there are no services between Johnsons Crossing and Ross River. Campgrounds are located at Km 76 and Km 99. Pick up a copy of the South Canol brochure at the Campbell Region Interpretive Centre. north Canol road adventures The U.S. government launched the Canadian American Northern Oil Line (CANOL) Project in 1942. This expensive pipeline was used for one year before World War II ended and the line was dismantled. Now a National Historic Site, the Canol Road is used by tourists, hunters and mining companies. Once across the river by cable ferry at Ross River, this rugged road carries travellers all the way to Macmillan Pass at the Yukon/NWT border. It’s a long day’s drive (one-way) to the scenic mountain ranges near the border. The fishing and canoeing in roadside lakes are excellent. Further north, the road passes beneath the ice-capped Itsi Range and the spectacular Hess Mountains. Travellers journeying onto this seasonal route should be fully provisioned and prepared for rough road conditions that may require a four-wheel-drive vehicle. Ask in Ross River for road conditions and ferry hours of operation. Beyond Macmillan Pass, the route becomes the Canol Road Heritage Trail. Contact the Norman Wells Historical Centre for trail information. Pick up a copy of the North Canol brochure at the Campbell Region Interpretive Centre. Mount Nye – YG campbell highway adventures The Campbell corridor is lined with sparkling lakes and rivers and expansive wilderness. The eastern end of the Campbell Highway passes near Frances Lake, a long slender ribbon of blue where there’s a campground and boat launch. Yukon wilderness operators offer river trips featuring the Big Salmon, Macmillan and Pelly rivers. Yukon tour operators offer excursions throughout the Campbell region with local hikes around Faro featuring the Van Gorder Falls Trail, the Faro Arboretum and a network of well-marked trails. At the west end of the Campbell Highway, campgrounds and boat launches invite exploration of narrow, shimmering Little Salmon Lake. below: Canol footbridge – YG right: Reeling in, Fisheye Lake – YG dena Cho trail This trail retraces the historic 65-km route between Ross River and Faro used by gold prospectors and First Nations hunters. The Dena Cho is a multi-day backcountry hike, but day trips are possible, and it features a number of warm-up cabins. For more information, contact the Campbell Region Interpretive Centre or the Town of Faro. www.faroyukon.ca 56

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Table of Contents
Destination Yukon
Calendar of Events
Watson Lake
Southern Lakes Teslin, Tagish, Atlin, Carcross, Marsh Lake, Mount Lorne
Whitehorse
Kluane Haines Junction, Destruction Bay, Burwash Landing, Beaver Creek
Campbell Faro, Ross River
Silver Trail Stewart Crossing, Mayo, Keno City
Klondike Carmacks, Pelly Crossing, Dawson City
North Yukon Old Crow
Winter Magic
Yukon Scenic Drives
Experience Yukon
Yukon Highways Accommodations
Hunting
Campgrounds and RV Parks
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