Welcome to our Yukon Communities
For statistical information, photographs and real stories from people who live here visit Yukon Community Profiles.
From cosmopolitan Whitehorse and historic Dawson City, to the mountain town of Haines Junction and the artists' community of Keno City, the friendly residents of our 18 Yukon communities welcome you. Enjoy stunning Yukon landscapes, participate in active adventure outings and explore the fascinating heritage and cultural attractions in the Yukon's charming villages and hamlets.
Yukoners show a special kind of northern hospitality, where visitors become part of community celebrations and find themselves swapping stories with locals around a campfire. A land of original characters, dancing northern lights and pristine wilderness, you never experience the same thing twice in the Yukon.
Many visitors start their explorations in Whitehorse, the lively capital city on the Yukon River. Drive the scenic loop to the Klondike Gold Rush town of Dawson City, visiting Carmacks, Pelly Crossing, Mayo and Keno City along the way. After crossing the Top of the World Highway, enjoy spectacular views of the Kluane Front Ranges as you return on the Alaska Highway through Beaver Creek, Burwash Landing and Destruction Bay and the village of Haines Junction at the edge of Kluane National Park.
Tour through the Southern Lakes and visit Marsh Lake, Tagish and historic Carcross, the town at the crossroads to the Klondike. Explore the Tlingit lakeside community of Teslin and the 'Gateway to the Yukon', Watson Lake, before circling back through Faro and Ross River. For a change of pace plan a visit to Old Crow, a traditional Gwich'in community in North Yukon.
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