Things To Do


Things To See and Do In Mayo

  • Visit the Binet House Museum and Interpretive Centre and check out Mayo’s history and locally made arts and crafts, as well as some works of Art from Yukon’s Permanent Art Collection;
  • Suntan. Mayo is the hottest place in the Yukon after all!
  • Go for a swim in Mayo’s heated outdoor pool;
  • Check out the view from the viewing deck overlooking the Stewart River  at the south end of Centre Street (this is where the riverboats and barges landed and loaded up the ore that had been brought down from the Silver Mines in Elsa and Keno and stockpiled on the banks of the Stewart River for the winter.
  • Celebrate Canada Day with the locals, held in the soccer field behind the school, at the north end of Centre Street
  • Check out the annual Arts Festival held on July 1st which shows off local arts and crafts, and featuring live music by local musicians
  • Check out the Aboriginal Day Festivities on the same day as the Marathon
  • Participate in the Canada Day Festivities
  • Play baseball at the Mayo Ball Diamond
  • Go for a walk on the Trans Canada Trail along the Stewart and Mayo River
  • Pick up a walking tour brochure at the Museum and check out Mayo’s historic buildings
  • Visit the Village of Mayo Office and Community Centre and Outdoor Court, play some tennis, or basket ball or do some skateboarding
  • Get a fishing licence at the Territorial Agent and do some fishing in the Mayo River
  • Stock up at our Mayo TGP’s Grocery Store
  • Eat at Tony’s Pizzeria (First Ave.) or the Burger Shack (Corner of Second Ave. & Center Street)
  • Fuel up at one of the two gas stations (Heartland Services or AFD)
  • Fill up your propane bottle at the Bedrock Motel
  • Stay a night or more at our local establishments (Gold & Galena B&B, North Star Motel, or Bedrock Motel)
  • Stay at the local campgrounds (Gordon Park, McIntyre Park or Bedrock Motel Campground)
  • Check out the float plane base and the historic buildings left behind from the old farm that is now  Black Sheep Aviation’s float plane base; stay at a historic cabin along the Stewart River
  • Do an aerial tour of Mayo and the Silver Trail with a float plane
  • Do some canoeing – available at the float plane base
  • Fly out of Mayo with a float plane or helicopter to remote sites to do some hunting or fishing
  • Climb crocus hill for a good view of Mayo’s airport and surroundings
  • Walk along the ridge trail overlooking the Mayo River or the Stewart River
  • Do a boat tour on the Stewart River
  • Wash your clothes at the Mayo Laundromat downtown Mayo
  • Check out the many services at the Government of Yukon Administration Building, which include library(wifi available), post office, and liquor store
  • Go to mass at either the Anglican or Catholic Church
  • Cash your traveler cheques at the TD outlet in the Firehall Bld (Tuesday to Friday – 10:30 am to 3 pm)
  • Go cross country skiing around the community, or nearby trails
  • Go sledding with your kids at the local sliding hill
  • Go skidooing or ATV’ing in the Silver Trail area (depending on the season)
  • Read the local history book “Gold and Galena”
  • Read the natural and cultural history book of the Mayo area “Heart of the Yukon”

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Things To See and Do In the Silver Trail Area

  • Check out the Tourism Booth in Stewart for information about the Silver Trail
  • Fuel up your vehicle at Stewart Crossing Shell
  • On the way through Stewart Crossing check out locally made crafts by Lee and Mary Persinger
  • View the local wildlife along the Silver Trail
  • Pick some berries in the Silver Trail region
  • Take photos of the beautiful scenery
  • Stay at the Five Mile Lake campground, and enjoy a swim in Five Mile Lake
  • Enjoy a picnic at the Five Mile Lake Day Use area
  • Climb Mount Haldane
  • Stop at the Silver Trail Inn at Halfway Lakes
  • Check out the Keno Mining Museum indoor and outdoor displays
  • Check out locally made crafts at the Keno City and Binet House Museums
  • Hike one of the many trails in and around Keno
  • Drive or walk to the top of Keno Hill and see the Signpost and beautiful mountain vistas
  • Check out the flora and fauna on top of Keno Hill
  • Go hiking on the many trails around Keno
  • Go camping at the Keno City campground
  • Check out the Corp and Ryan cabins
  • Stop for food and refreshments at the Keno City Snack Bar
  • Relax at the Keno City Hotel and Bar
  • Stop for refreshments at the Sourdough Cafe
  • Stay at the Silver Moon Bunkhouse in Keno City
  • Take your ATV or Skidoo for a tour on the old mining roads
  • Try your luck at gold panning at the Duncan Creek Gold Dusters Placer Mine
  • Go boating and fishing on Mayo Lake or any other lakes in the area
  • On the way to Dawson, past Stewart Crossing, stop at Moose Creek Lodge for some hearty food and refreshments as well as locally made crafts

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