A legacy of significant history

The Yukon may be famous for its gold rush history and diverse First Nations cultures, but there are countless stories that weave the tapestry of our heritage.

Mammoths to Mounties

Woolly mammoths and scimitar cats once roamed this region known as Beringia. Transportation was crucial to the growth of contemporary Yukon: the White Pass & Yukon Route railway, aviation, and the construction of the Alaska Highway. The story of the Canadian Mountie is rooted in the Yukon, and the territory also has a lesser known but just as colourful silver mining history.

Colourful northern characters

The most authentic, memorable part of Yukon’s heritage isn’t found in a museum. You’re sure to come across an array of fascinating, larger-than-life personalities and colourful characters.

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  • Black Bear Wilderness Adventures Inc.

    From Day Trips to Wilderness Tours, from Cabin Rentals to Adventure Publications - Black Bear Wilderness offers authentic and well planned Yukon Adventures. Year-round. Join exciting Day …

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    Phone: 867-633-3993

    Alt. Phone: 867-335-0461

    Canada Games Centre

    The Canada Games Centre, built as a host venue for the 2007 Canada Winter Games, is a multi-purpose venue located in the heart of Yukon’s capital city, Whitehorse. Minutes from Whitehorse …

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    Phone: (867) 667-4FUN (4386)

    Alt. Phone: (867) 667-4FUN (4386)

    Fax: (867) 668-8675

    Carcross Trading Post

    Yukon arts and crafts. Located in Carcross at the gold pans. We have eight local artists' items in our store. Featuring: Ron Berg's metal art, William Kane's antler carvings, Daphne Mennell'…

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    Phone: (867) 821-6017

    Caribou Crossing Trading Post

    Tour Yukon's most extensive Wildlife Museum and stroll among creatures of Yukon's past and present, with favorites including grizzly bears, monster moose, woolly mammoth, and the World’s …

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    Phone: (867) 821-4055

    Alt. Phone: (867) 821-4055

    Fax: (867) 821-4025

    Chilkoot Trail National Historic Site

    The legendary 53-km/33-mile Chilkoot Trail protects the historic gateway to the Yukon once trod by Tlingit First Nation traders and Klondike Goldrush stampeders. The Chilkoot Trail is a …

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    Toll-Free: 1-800-661-0486

    Phone: 1 (867) 667-3910

    Alt. Phone: (867) 667-3910

    Fax: 1 (867) 393-6701

  • Arctic Day: White Pass Train & Skagway | full day
    Starting At
    $295
    + fees & taxes

    Arctic Day: White Pass Train & Skagway | full day

    Jun 01, 2015 - Sep 25, 2015

    This tour starts in Whitehorse and we travel along the South Klondike Highway to Fraser, BC, connecting with the world famous narrow gauge White Pass railway over the White Pass Summit and into...

    Arctic Winter Explorer | Ice Road to Tuktoyaktuk
    $3,490
    plus 5% GST

    Arctic Winter Explorer | Ice Road to Tuktoyaktuk

    Mar 04, 2016 - Apr 08, 2016

    Join us as we travel overland from the Pacific to the Arctic, along snow covered highways and roadways built of ice along ancient wildlife corridors, and traditional trading routes of First...

    Chilkoot trail
    Starting At
    $1,690
    + fees & taxes

    Chilkoot trail

    Jun 01, 2015 - Sep 05, 2015

    Every time I hike the Chilkoot trail, I think about all the dreamers that fought against this inhospitable country. Few found gold but many found inner strength. All lived real adventures. They...

    Takhini Hot Springs Retreat
    Starting At
    $55
    min. 2 people

    Takhini Hot Springs Retreat

    Dec 02, 2014 - Dec 31, 2015

    Relax in the mineral waters of our famous Thermal Hot Springs. Swim or soak in two connected pools of odorless thermal water from deep within the earth, while enjoying the wonderful view of the...

    Whitehorse the "Wilderness City"
    Starting At
    $50
    min. 2 people

    Whitehorse the "Wilderness City"

    Dec 01, 2014 - Dec 31, 2015

    This tour unites Culture, History & Arts with proud First Nation’s Heritage. Learn about native history at the Quanlin Dun Cultural Center, see an old log church and sky scraper, visit the...

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