Great Canadian Parks / Yukon Territory

Great Canadian Parks Yukon Territory 
The Yukon Territory's provincial flower is the Fireweed.

Located in Canada's western far north, the Yukon Territory is famous for the Klondike gold rush of the late 19th century. A land of mountains, glaciers, lakes, rivers, tundra and icy terrain, the Yukon offers exciting adventure tourism activities such as white-water rafting, hiking and wilderness camping, as well as the more traditional pursuits, fishing, boating, swimming and sight-seeing the amazing scenery hoping to catch sight of species including moose, bear, sheep and caribou.

Ivvavik National Park

Bordered on the north by the Beaufort Sea, Alaska on the west, a height of land to the south, and the Babbage River to the east, lies a landscape untouched by the Pleistocene glacier where plants and animals managed to survive in a land where Arctic and sub- Arctic meet. Learn more in Ivvavik National Park

Kluane National Park
The 22 000 square kilometre Kluane National Park is set like a jewel in the southwestern corner of the Yukon between northeastern British Columbia and the tidewaters of the Alaskan panhandle. Learn more in Kluane National Park

Vuntut National Park The southern third of the park is part of the Old Crow Flats, a unique landscape of more than 2000 shallow lakes, ponds and meandering rivers underlain with permafrost that extends from a few inches below the surface of the ground to depths of over 300 meters. . Learn more in Vuntut National Park