Uniquely Yukon Experience
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Best time to visit May - Aug

In 1896, prospectors found gold in a creek near Dawson City. When the news got out, over 100,000 prospectors rushed to Dawson City, followed soon by Mounties, entrepreneurs and dancehall girls.

Today, the town is still abuzz - a lively place bursting with heritage sites and attractions. Come stroll the boardwalks with characters straight out of history. Tour historic buildings teeming with stories. Take in a show and whoop it up like a stampeder. Search for gold under the midnight sun. You may be surprised what you discover.

Klondike Gold Rush - Gerties
Klondike Gold Rush - First Nation
Klondike Gold Rush - Klondike Spirit
Klondike Gold Rush - Dawson City Tour
Klondike Gold Rush - Gold Scale
Klondike Gold Rush - Robert Service Cabin
Klondike Gold Rush - Gerties
Klondike Gold Rush - First Nation
Klondike Gold Rush - Klondike Spirit
Klondike Gold Rush - Dawson City Tour
Klondike Gold Rush - Gold Scale
Klondike Gold Rush - Robert Service Cabin

Klondike Gold Rush Itinerary:

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Around for a week?

From the Yukon River headwaters to the Klondike. Explore Whitehorse and continue north to historic Dawson City. Along the way, visit national historic sites, museums and cultural centres. Peel back the layers on one of the most captivating historic events of our time.

Around for a week?

From the Yukon River headwaters to the Klondike. Explore Whitehorse and continue north to historic Dawson City. Along the way, visit national historic sites, museums and cultural centres. Peel back the layers on one of the most captivating historic events of our time.

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Klondike Gold Rush Operators:
This artist-run co-operative gallery has brought some of the best Yukon art to the world since it was founded ten years ago. All-original and all-...
North End Gallery, in Whitehorse, Yukon, specializes in original paintings and prints by traditional and contemporary Yukon artists. A significant...
Leslie Chapman is the owner/goldsmith at Fortymile Gold Workshop on the corner of 3rd Ave. and York Street in downtown Dawson City. You can visit her...
Come down to Arts Underground to shop and browse through the galleries featuring artwork and crafts from Yukon Art Society members. Arts Underground...
The Yukon Arts Centre Public Art Gallery is open year round and hosts ten to fourteen exhibitions a year. Concurrently, in the Community Gallery and...
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The Yukon Arts Centre Public Art Gallery is open year round and hosts ten to fourteen exhibitions a year. Concurrently, in the Community Gallery and...
The legendary 53-km/33-mile Chilkoot Trail protects the historic gateway to the Yukon once trod by Tlingit First Nation traders and Klondike Goldrush...
Situated in the Ä’äy Chù (Slim's River) Valley, the visitor centre features exhibits, information on hiking and other activities, and backcountry...
Located at Mile 919 Alaska Highway — two kilometres north of Two Mile Hill along the Alaska Highway (between Kopper King and Raven’s Ridge)....
Sila specializes in providing quality day and multi-day wilderness experiences, with a focus on natural history interpretation and creative...
One-day whitewater raft trips on Tatshenshini and Tutshi. Excursions on the McNeil, Primrose, Alsek and Tatshenshini rivers. Raft, canoe and kayak...
Kluane Ecotours offers day hikes into Kluane National Park for all ages and abilities. Custom trips based on your interests from wildlife viewing to...
Established in 1977, the Yukon Historical...
Located only 25 minutes from downtown Whitehorse and open year round, we provide visitors the opportunity to view and learn about 10 species of...
This replica of Fort Selkirk's Big Jonathon House has works of local artists, locally-made beaded clothing, birch bark baskets, traditional baby...
Experience the North from an arts, culture and heritage perspective and let the Yukon story captivate you. Year-round services including day tours,...
At the Old Log Church Museum, we preserve, interpret and provide access to Yukon's church-related historic materials in our care-including the...
This artist-run co-operative gallery has brought some of the best Yukon art to the world since it was founded ten years ago. All-original and all-...
North End Gallery, in Whitehorse, Yukon, specializes in original paintings and prints by traditional and contemporary Yukon artists. A significant...
Leslie Chapman is the owner/goldsmith at Fortymile Gold Workshop on the corner of 3rd Ave. and York Street in downtown Dawson City. You can visit her...
Come down to Arts Underground to shop and browse through the galleries featuring artwork and crafts from Yukon Art Society members. Arts Underground...
The Yukon Arts Centre Public Art Gallery is open year round and hosts ten to fourteen exhibitions a year. Concurrently, in the Community Gallery and...
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