Trip planner: Everything you need to know before RVing or camping in Dawson City, YK

Check out the RVing opportunities in Dawson City, Yukon

The northern scenery will wow you, and the residents will make you feel right at home, so make room for Dawson City on your next itinerary. 

Dawson City, Yukon at 1:00 am

Photo courtesy Dave Bezaire & Susi Havens-Bezaire
Land of the midnight sun: Dawson City, Yukon, at 1 a.m. — Photo courtesy Dave Bezaire & Susi Havens-Bezaire

Once the centre of the Klondike Gold Rush, Dawson City is a community with many tales to tell. See famous historical sites, take a stroll beside the Yukon River, or check out Diamond Tooth Gertie's Gambling Hall—and that's just the tip of the iceberg. 

Population: 1,319

Climate: Given its subarctic climate, Dawson City is most enjoyable for RVing during the summer months.

Tourist information for Dawson City, YK

Klondike Visitors Association
Dawson City website
Dawson City Visitor Information Centre

Top attractions in Dawson City, YK

Author's Avenue

See the homes that once belonged to writers Jack London, Pierre Berton and Robert Service.

Diamond Tooth Gertie’s Gambling Casino

Those looking for Gold Rush era entertainment will appreciate this vintage gambling hall and the regular performances that are held there.

The Klondike Institute of Art and Culture

Embrace northern arts and culture at this impressive centre.

Top events and festivals in Dawson City, YK

Dawson City Music Festival

Party with the locals, at this multifaceted music festival that takes place each July.

Dawson City International Short Film Festival

Take in some noteworthy independent films at this annual event that takes place on Easter weekend.

Sanidumps in Dawson City, YK

Eagle Plains Hotel & Service Station

Campgrounds and RV resorts in Dawson City, YK

Klondike River Lodge

Gold Rush Campground

Dawson City RV Park & Campground

Bonanza Gold Motel & RV Park


RV-Friendly Businesses Near Dawson City