Upper Liard

Upper Liard, Yukon, Settlement, population 132 (2011c), 178 (2006c).

Upper Liard, Yukon, Settlement, population 132 (2011c), 178 (2006c). Upper Liard is located 7 km west of Watson Lake on the Alaska Highway. Upper Liard is a Kaska Dena community situated at the scenic Upper Liard River Bridge. The Liard River was named by voyageurs "Rivière aux Liards" after the species of poplar trees which grew along its banks. The community of Upper Liard is based on tourism, in particular, tourists travelling the Alaska Highway, and on the forest products and other industries of the Watson Lake area.