The Yukon River winds through Whitehorse, an urban enclave nestled in a broad,
forested valley with mountains flanking either side. Yukon’s capital city lies in the
traditional territory of the Kwanlin Dün First Nation and Ta’an Kwäch’än Council.
Steeped in culture and history, Whitehorse is a contemporary place with a vibrant
arts community, world-class attractions, and top-notch tourist services to help you
get the most out of your visit to this eclectic community. You’ll find all the amenities
of a big city, and fall in love with Whitehorse’s endearing small-town personality.
The Wilderness City
The Yukon River winds past downtown Whitehorse –
YG, F. Mueller