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Make a Booking

KLRS has an online booking system managed by the Arctic Institute of North America. This is the first step required for reserving space and support at the station.

Once you fill out the online form you will receive an automated reply confirming that your booking has been received. Shortly afterwards you will be contacted by the KLRS management team to confirm details of you visit, such as any dietary or special needs you require.

Invoicing for your visit will be sent after you depart. This is to ensure billing accuracy for the length of your stay and number of people. If you need payment to occur ahead of time, please let us know when you make your booking.

Please note: The station operates at full capacity and staffing from May through September. For winter operation inquires, please contact klrs@ucalgary.ca.


The research station can accommodate up to 48 people in shared housing.

KLRS has 10 cabins for the use of visitors and staff. Of these, seven have vehicle access, while the three along the beach are only accessible by foot. Each cabin has space for two to six people.

Cabins are heated with wood stoves and feature 12VDC solar powered lights and USB charging ports. Single beds, mattresses, top sheets, and pillows are provided. Visitors must bring their own sleeping bags and/or blankets.

Meals, Internet, laundry and wash facilities are provided, as is office space, lab space, meeting rooms, and communications equipment for off-site field work.

Cabin by the lake
One of our beachfront cabins.

Inside Kluane Lake Research Station

  • Aerial view of the KLRS greenhouse
  • Inside the KLRS greenhouse

Why Stay at KLRS?

Here are just some of the reasons why you should stay with us on your next visit to the Lhù’ààn Mân (Kluane Lake) region.


  • Next to the world's largest sub-polar icefield.
  • On the shore of the largest lake in the Yukon.
  • Located on the traditional lands of the Kluane, Champagne and Aishihik, and White River First Nations.
  • Easy access to an international airport in Whitehorse.


  • AINA has been a permanent observing member of the Arctic Council since 2004.
  • Supports the Kluane National Park Artist Residency program, in partnership with Yukon Arts Centre and Parks Canada.


  • Hosts up to 48 people in shared housing.
  • Office space, lab space, meeting rooms and communications equipment for off-site field work.
  • Meals, internet, laundry, and wash facilities provided.
  • Red seal chef on site!
  • Powered by a hybrid-renewable energy system.


  • Supporting world class research for more than 60 years.
  • Huge biodiversity in the region.
  • Member of the Canadian Network of Northern Research Operators (CNNRO), International Network for Terrestrial Research and Monitoring in the Arctic (INTERACT), and World Meteorological Organization (WMO) network.

Where is the Station?

Kluane Lake Research Station
Mile 1054 Alaska Highway
Yukon Y0B 1H0


Our Surroundings

  • Aurora borealis at KLRS
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