» Tok, AK (If there is a problem going on the northern route take the southern route from here to Whitehorse, YT. Check road conditions at www.511yukon.ca or call (867) 993-5566) (Note: If you take the Northern route through Dawson City you will need to ferry (free) across the Yukon River. It is about a 10 minute ride, and lines are long in the morning. The ferry is closed Friday mornings from 5 am to 7 am for maintenance. The ferry accommodates the largest RVs including vehicles being towed. You might have to wait a little longer depending on the size, but be patient and they will get you on board.)
Stop by the Mainstreet Visitor’s Center, 1314 Alaska Highway,(907) 883-5775, to find out how Tok really got its name and to get lots of information, including a flyer titled “The Last Great Road Trip” which offers a 10c/gallon discount at Young’s Chevron across the street. Try your hand at panning for gold. Take a walk or ride your bike on the many nature trails and paved bike paths. Relax and get ready for the next leg of this journey.
Young’s Chevron Service, (907) 883-5835, Alaska Highway and East 4th Street, off AK2. 25 spaces, dump station, propane, travel store, water and dump free with fill up. N63 20.0796 W142 59.1292. Park behind station. Plenty of room for large rigs. Verizon service is marginal. Car/RV wash $3/10 minutes. This is a good place to get your RV serviced and your oil changed. Northern Energy Tesoro, boon docking, water, dump, and do-it-yourself car/RV wash all free with fill-up. No stay limit. West of junction SR-1 & SR-2. Small parking lot. Propane available. Good ATT. Laundry & showers at Tundra RV Park next door.
Free Wi-Fi and coffee at All Alaska Gifts and Crafts (turn right at main junction after Visitor Center, go 1 block, on left). Free coffee at Three Bears Market (south side of road, before junction). Verizon 3G.
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