There are more than 2,000 glaciers in Kluane National Park. The Steele Glacier surged for several months in 1967, moving over 1.5 billion tons of ice at a rate of up to 15 metres (50 ft.) per day.
Welcome to our Yukon Communities
From modern Whitehorse to historic Dawson City, our Yukon communities offer spectacular scenery and a special kind of northern hospitality, where visitors meet original characters and become part of community celebrations.
Enjoy stunning Yukon landscapes, participate in active outings and explore fascinating heritage and cultural attractions in our charming villages and hamlets. Admire the breathtaking scenery in the mountain village of Haines Junction, relax in the charming lake-side community of Carcross, and enjoy glimpses of abundant wildlife in the untouched wilderness surrounding Faro.
Yukoncommunities.yk.ca provides detailed information on each unique Yukon community including real stories from the people who live there. Explore each community for videos, statistics, and visitor information:
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