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.

Listings
Packages
  • Big Horn Hotel

    Family owned and operated, quiet, very clean, Wi-Fi, satellite, flat screen TV, fridge, coffee pot, all queen beds, two Jacuzzi rooms, kitchen suites, wheelchair accessible room. We consistently have the lowest rates. Smiles are free!

    Spoken Languages
    German: 
    Don't Speak German

    Location

    Downtown, right on the Alaska Highway Box 851, 703 Frank Trail
    Watson Lake, YT Y0A 1C0
    Canada
    Phone: 1 (867) 536-2020
    Fax: 1 (867) 536-2021
    Phone Number: 
    1 (867) 536-2020
    Fax Number: 
    1 (867) 536-2021

    Big Jonathan House Heritage Centre

    This replica of Fort Selkirk's Big Jonathon House has works of local artists, locally-made beaded clothing, birch bark baskets, traditional baby bunting bag, tools, plus more! Some items are for sale. 

    Spoken Languages
    German: 
    Don't Speak German

    Location

    Next to Selkirk Grocery Box 40
    Pelly Crossing, YT Y0B 1P0
    Canada
    Phone: (867) 537-3150
    Fax: (867) 537-3011
    Phone Number: 
    (867) 537-3150
    Fax Number: 
    (867) 537-3011

    Binet House Museum

    The Binet House Museum is located in a restored 1920's heritage building at 304 Second Avenue. This house was built for Gene Binet, one of Mayo's Forefathers, and his bride Jewel. Gene Binet retired and left with his family for California in the fall of 1938 after he had sold his residence, hotel and store. The Binet House was occupied by several Mayo families over the years and in 1990, after it had been vacant for some time, the building was purchased by the Village of Mayo and turned into a Museum/Interpretive Centre.

    Spoken Languages
    German: 
    Don't Speak German

    Location

    304 Second Avenue Box 160
    Mayo, YT Y0B 1M0
    Canada
    Phone: (867) 996-2317
    Fax: (867) 996-2907
    Phone Number: 
    (867) 996-2317
    Fax Number: 
    (867) 996-2907

    Birch Street Bed and Breakfast

    Business has been operating since 1990.
    Operator has extensive knowledge of outdoor pursuits and travel.

    Spoken Languages
    German: 
    Don't Speak German

    Location

    Whitehorse, YT Y1A 3X1
    Canada
    Phone: (867) 633-5625
    Fax: (867) 633-5625
    Phone Number: 
    (867) 633-5625
    Fax Number: 
    (867) 633-5625

    Bistro on Bennett

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    Open early May through late September, breakfast through dinner daily. Northern specialties along with treats from the sea! Rustic northern ambience in downtown Carcross. Licensed patio.

    Spoken Languages
    BONJOUR!
    German: 
    Don't Speak German

    Location

    Km 109 Klondike Highway Box 120
    Carcross, YT Y0B 1B0
    Canada
    Phone: (867) 821-3003
    Fax: (867) 821-3003
    Phone Number: 
    (867) 821-3002
    Toll-Free Phone: 
    1-888-740-0815
  • 18308
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    Full day Tagish Lake Loop with Wilderness Lunch
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    Bring your own car and meet your dogteam at the 10 Mile Ranch in Tagish. From the Kennel, you'll be on Tagish Lake in just a few minutes. Heading South on the frozen lake and enjoying the...

    Feb 6 2015
    Apr 10 2015
    per person, +tax
    $345
    4348
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    Get the best Yukon’s winter has to offer!
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    Four nights to get the best Yukon’s winter has to offer!
    Go with your guide on a ride with your snowmobile and explore the untouched winter nature.
    Go for a half day dog mushing. This...

    Dec 15 2014
    Mar 31 2015
    Starting At
    + taxes / person
    $1,699
    18645
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    Guided Bus Tour of Yukon Wildlife Preserve
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    Join our informative bus tour around the scenic 5 km loop of the Yukon Wildlife Preserve. This tour last about 75-90 minutes providing ample opportunity to view a variety of northern mammals and...

    Oct 1 2014
    Dec 31 2017
    $22
    3231
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    Guided Snowmobile Tours & Rentals
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    Go with us on a day or multi-day trip with your own snowmobile and explore the untouched winter nature. Enjoy the deep snowcovered Old Dawson or remote Livingstone Trail into Yukon's...

    Dec 19 2014
    Mar 31 2015
    Starting At
    plus 5% GST
    $200
    3155
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    Hiking - Tombstone Mountains.
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    This exceptional mountain must be seen at least once in your life.
    We offer a 7-days trip into Tombstone Territorial Park into pristine wilderness. We could see wildlife; black bear, grizzly...

    Jun 14 2015
    Sep 21 2015
    Starting At
    + fees & taxes
    $1,990

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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