Conrad was founded in 1905 by Colonel J.H. Conrad of the Conrad Consolidated Mining Company, and had about 300 residents at its peak. It was abandoned within a decade once falling silver prices drove the company into bankruptcy.
A new campground was opened on land adjoining the original town location in 2016.
- (19 January 2017). Boom and bust: Abandoned Yukon mining town to become historic site, CBC
- (20 May 2016). Yukon opens first new campground in 30 years, CBC
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