Wilderness Parks

Wilderness Parks

Get back to nature in the Yukon wild

Yukon is one of the world’s last pristine places, and we’re fortunate that much of it is protected in wilderness parks.

Iconic wilderness landscapes

Yukoners aren’t the name-dropping kind, unless we’re talking about our cherished wild places. Heard of Tombstone, Kluane or the Chilkoot? Paddled the Alsek, the Snake or the Firth? Our national and territorial parks are world-renowned for signature backcountry hikes and river journeys, as well as day trips, scenic flights and cultural experiences.

Unmatched adventure and wildlife

Imagine floating past calving glaciers, flying over the world’s largest non-polar icefields or hiking through towering peaks. Or taking a stroll on a forest trail, or spotting northern birds and wildlife from a canoe. Our parks are home to a diverse array of northern wildlife, from millions of migratory birds to grizzly bears to the Porcupine caribou herd.

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  • Ivvavik National Park

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    DEMPSTER HIGHWAY TO THE WESTERN ARCTIC
    The Northwest Territories Visitor Information centre provides information services on the Dempster Highway, Inuvik Region and rest of Northwest Territories. Current road and weather conditions, accommodations, licensed operators, visitor facilities and special events. Videos on the Dempster Highway and the Northwest Territories. Open mid-May to mid-September.

    Ask for a copy of ""Destination Inuvik"" brochure showcasing summer & winter packages including accommodation such as:
    Boat/Fly to Tuktoyaktuk

    Spoken Languages
    BONJOUR!
    German: 
    Don't Speak German

    Location

    Parks Canada Box 1840
    Inuvik, NT X0E 0T0
    Canada
    Phone: (867) 777-8800
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    (867) 777-8800

    Jack London Museum

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    Attention all history buffs and booklovers! We want you to answer the Call of the Wild by visiting Dawson City’s very own Jack London Museum. Explore the largest collection of Jack London memorabilia in the North—where photographs, letters, and additional archival material—give you a glimpse into the trials and tribulations of London’s Gold Rush days. Test your Jack London trivia with our knowledgeable interpreters, learn about the dog that inspired White Fang, and peer into the cabin constructed from London’s original Klondike home. Open 7 days a week May to September; $5.00.

    Spoken Languages
    German: 
    Don't Speak German

    Location

    Eighth Avenue and Firth Street Box 389
    Dawson City, YT Y0B 1G0
    Canada
    Phone: (867) 993-5575
    Fax: (867) 993-6415
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    (867) 993-5575
    Fax Number: 
    (867) 993-6415
    Email: 
    kva@dawson.net
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    John Tizya Centre

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    Visitors to Old Crow never forget their experience. Whether the visitor is a Yukoner seeking adventure, contractors or government workers with some extra time or an international traveler, all find this community a fantastic experience. The John Tizya Centre offers unique information about the land and the culture of the Vuntut Gwitchin who have lived here for millennia. Tours of the exhibits are available by Vuntut Gwitchin Heritage Interpreter Tracy Rispin in addition to a half hour village tour on request.

    Spoken Languages
    German: 
    Don't Speak German

    Location

    Old Crow, YT Y0B 1N0
    Canada
    Phone: (867) 966-3261
    Phone Number: 
    (867) 966-3261

    Juliette's Manor

    Look no further than our family owned and operated bed and brunch for your relaxing Dawson City stay! Our smoke-free environment provides daily brunch and afternoon checkouts – no need to hurry out of town. Included in your stay is wireless Internet, cable T.V., on-site coin laundry, access to the kitchen and barbeque, and even a fitness room.

    Not to worry, if you’re looking to lounge around we’ll take good care of you. We have a hot tub and sauna on-site, available to all guests as well as a large deck with a great view.

    Spoken Languages
    German: 
    Don't Speak German

    Location

    813 Harper Street Box 1676
    Dawson City, YT Y0B 1G0
    Canada
    Phone: (867) 993-2566
    Fax: (867) 993-3765
    Phone Number: 
    (867) 993-2566
    Fax Number: 
    (867) 993-3765

    Kanoe People

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    We offer ½, full day or multi-day river trips, on your own or fully guided. With more than 35 years of experience we can make your wilderness holiday happen. Family operated, great paddling shop, canoe & kayak sales and rentals.

    We are easily found on the river in downtown Whitehorse. We can accommodate singles, doubles and larger groups with our great selection of canoes, kayaks and the great Voyageur canoes that hold up to ten persons. Ground transportation is provided. We operate a number of fully guided canoe trips throughout the summer months.

    Spoken Languages
    German: 
    Don't Speak German

    Location

    Box 31149
    Whitehorse, YT Y1A 5P7
    Canada
    Phone Number: 
    867-668-4899
    Fax Number: 
    867-668-4891
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    1 Night Aurora Viewing Tour
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    To the north an eerie, sulfurous-green sheen begins to ripple into the night sky. It arcs itself into an ebb and flow, slowly growing, then suddenly bursts across the full expanse of the night sky...

    Aug 21 2014
    Apr 15 2015
    plus 5% GST
    $125
    18058
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    2 night accommodation package
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    Two night self-guided accommodation package includes 2 hot breakfasts, 2 evening meals and shuttle transfer to and from Whitehorse. Each room has a private bathroom and mountain facing balcony....

    Sep 30 2014
    Dec 31 2017
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    per person
    $380
    3170
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    3 day mountain bike trip
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    This package rolls through 3 days of mountain biking on some of the Yukon’s most loved trails, led by the best local guides. Locals always know the best routes! Includes accommodations, meals,...

    May 1 2015
    Sep 30 2015
    Starting At
    $750
    19083
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    3 Nights Aurora Borealis
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    Spend 3 nights at the Mt. Lorne Aurora B&B outside of Whitehorse. From our deck you can look out for the Aurora Borealis every night as long as you want. Enjoy a dip into the jacuzzi under the...

    Dec 10 2014
    Mar 14 2015
    double occupancy
    $489
    3243
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    4 1/2 days Cabin-based Dog Sledding
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    Experience driving a dog team based from wilderness homestead at Lake Laberge. Family-owned business with 30 years guiding dog sled tours. Trips are personally guided by owners who are Yukon...

    Jan 2 2015
    Apr 4 2015
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    $1,525

Operators

From hotels to attractions to wilderness guides, this is your gateway to some of Yukon’s best operators and experiences. You’ll find businesses offering a range of visitor services – airlines, accommodations, tour planners, restaurants, shopping, and more – plus organizations that want to share some of Yukon’s legendary experiences with you, from festivals and museums to parks and historic sites.

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