Champagne is a small
community on the Alaska Highway
(historical mile 968, between Whitehorse and Haines Junction) in
few residents are citizens of the Champagne and Aishihik
. Resident population in 2001 was 20. Champagne is on the
Dezadeash River, one of the
tributaries of the Alsek.
The settlement was on the original Dalton
, and a roadhouse
built there in 1902. The Alaska highway no longer routes through
the community, having been rerouted in the fall of 2002, but the
old roadway is still open to provide access.