Keno City

Population: 20

Keno City is located at the end of the Silver Trail/Yukon Highway 11, 69 miles from its junction with the Klondike Highway. Keno is 180 miles from Dawson City. 

Visitor Information: Stop by the Keno Mining Museum,  phone (867) 995-3103.

Enormously rich discoveries of silver made Keno City a boom town in the 1920s. Today Keno City is home to an eclectic mix of oldtimers, miners, and artists. Visitor services in Keno City include hotel accommodations and restaurant/bar at the historic Keno City Hotel; accommodations at the Silver Moon Bunkhouse; and dining at Keno City Snack Bar and The Sourdough Cafe & Tavern. Showers and laundromat adjacent Community Center.

Keno City Campground, in town next to Lightning Creek, has secluded RV sites, water, firewood, firepits and pit toilets.

Attractions:

  • Unique and informative displays at the Keno Mining Museum capture the area’s rich gold and silver mining history.
  • A network of hiking and biking trails lead to historic mine sites, scenic valleys and alpine meadows.
  • Fishing and canoeing on area lakes.
  • Walk or drive the Keno Hill Road to the signpost monument. Panoramic views of the valley and mountain ranges.