At 1000 miles long, the Yukon 1000 is the longest race of its kind in the world. The race route takes in some of the wildest and most remote paddling conceivable. The course starts in Whitehorse and heads north to the Alaska Pipeline/ Dalton Highway.
From broad uninhabited valleys to wild Yukon rivers to endless mountain ranges, more than 80 percent of the Yukon is wilderness. Discover the legendary allure of our iconic wilderness parks – Kluane, Tombstone, Herschel Island, Chilkoot, Ivvavik, Fishing Branch – and world-famous rivers – Alsek, Tatshenshini, Snake, Wind, Firth, Yukon. Witness calving glaciers, mountain vistas and abundant northern species like caribou, wolves and grizzly bears. All year long, our wild places host unforgettable journeys.