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An Explorer's Guide to Watson Lake, Yukon

Population (March 2023): 1,494

Watson Lake is located at Historic Milepost 635 (modern Km 980) of the Alaska Highway.

Big Horn Hotel
Located across the highway from Wye Lake Park in downtown Watson Lake.

Cedar Lodge Motel
Located on the Alaska Highway in downtown Watson Lake

Cozy Nest Hideaway
Open year-round, this B&B is located on the shore of Watson lake.

A community history and list of services.

Watson Lake Community Profile
A broad range on information about the community's people, economy, climate and quality of life.

The Signpost Forest
In 1942, a simple signpost was the start of what is now acres of signs pointing to people's home town - totalling over 84,000.

A Guide to the Alaska Highway ("Alcan")
A guide to the history and current services, including an illustrated mile-by-mile guide.

Clicking on the aerial view of Watson Lake below will open an interactive map at Google Maps, in a new window.
Watson Lake, Yukon