In the Athapaskan language, the word Yukon means the great river or big river.
Yukon is the size of California with the population of one square kilometre in Manhattan. In other words, we enjoy a vast amount of space up here. Read on to learn more about the Yukon, from our cultural roots to our official wildflower to our iconic wilderness parks.
Yukon is world renowned as a legendary land imbued with gold rush history, frontier spirit and first nation culture. Listen to what fellow media travellers have to say about Yukon.