In the Athapaskan language, the word Yukon means the great river or big river.
The land of the world's greatest gold rush still holds invaluable treasures. Our culture is rich with First Nation tradition and contemporary arts. You'll find artifacts and stories of our heritage across the Yukon, and a celebration of music, theatre, film and visual art in festivals throughout the year.
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.