Kluane Lake, Yukon
Kluane Lake is our favourite area in Yukon.
more than the lake; it is the mountains, trails, history, wildlife
and a feeling of peace. Kluane
is pronounced, "kloo-wah-nee".
On this page:
More photos of this area are on my
Alaska Highway page, which
also includes hiking:
Also see photos from my page dedicated to
the Silver City historical
There are many more photos of this area on my other page:
AK Hwy-Kluane Lake area
Parked at the Kluane National Park Visitor Centre at the
base of Sheep Mountain - Sept 2009
Approaching Sheep Mountain and the Visitor Centre -
Sheep Mountain & Kluane Lake -
Driving northbound along the shore of Kluane Lake -
Kayaking on Kluane Lake - August 2014
Looking south from the shores alongside the campground -
Hiking on Sheep Mountain, overlooking the Slim's River below -
Looking westward along Slim's River from near Soldier's
Summit - June 2012
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more photos from
On the south side of Kluane Lake, there are many areas
to stop and enjoy the surroundings.
Large rest area on south side of Kluane Lake, looking towards Sheep
Mountain - June 2008
A viewpoint near the south shore of the lake provides a great opportunity for pictures of the mountain
ranges and lake.
Sheep Mountain from the south end of Kluane Lake -
Walking the dogs along the south shore -
Keep your eyes open for the locals...
Grizzly beside the Alaska Highway near Kluane Lake -
2014 for more shots of this bear
March 2012, day trip for a picnic by its shore.
November 2013, some friends from
the Lower Mainland joined us for the day.
February 2014, just to enjoy the sunny day.
March 2014, as I drove
View of Kluane Lake from near Silver City -
Looking northward from the south shore of the ice-covered Kluane
Lake - March 2012
Northbound on the Alaska Highway -
Sheep Mountain in winter - February
Kluane Lake - March 2014
Kluane Lake frozen in winter - March 2012
There is a rough, single lane road that follows the east shore of
Kluane Lake from the south end. The fifth wheel was left
behind at the campground while we explored.
View of a small lake and Kluane Lake from the east shore - June 2008
The road was rough and required several creek crossings.
View from a road on the east side of Kluane Lake - June 2008
Eventually we encountered a creek we thought best to NOT cross.
We had travelled about 15 miles in 3 hours to reach this point.
This creek appeared too risky to cross, even in 4-wheel drive - June
To see more of Kluane Lake during different years visit my other