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...
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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Sila specializes in providing quality day and multi-day wilderness experiences, with a focus on natural history interpretation and creative...
Not long after gold was discovered in large quantities in the Klondike, dredges were brought into the Yukon—the first dredge was built in the fall of...
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...
Past and present culture of the Northern Tutchone. Fascinating exhibits with rare tools, traditional outfits and more! World's only mammoth snare...
Free Self-Guided Walking Tour Download BaladoDiscovery (iOS or Android) Head off to discover untold stories in downtown Whitehorse. Filled with...
The British Yukon Navigation (BYN) Company sternwheeler fleet plied the upper Yukon River between Whitehorse and Dawson City in the early twentieth...
Our small, professional, family outfit offers exclusive one to multi-day hiking and canoeing adventures. Long-time wilderness experience; customized...
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...
See rare Tlingit First Nation hide and beaded cultural artifacts, brilliant ceremonial clothes, film and dioramas; 1942 World War II U.S. Army...
Unique lodge offers true wilderness experience off the beaten track. Full-service lodge stay, self-contained log cabin rental, guided canoe and...
The Dawson City Museum is the place to begin your exploration of Dawson and the Klondike Gold Rush. Discover Yukon's First Peoples and explorers....
Specialized in small groups quality tours, Terre Boréale invites you to discover the Yukon in all seasons through its selection of hiking/backpacking...
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...
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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