Welcome to Yukon Territory
This vast and thinly populated wilderness, where most four-legged species far outnumber humans, has a grandeur and beauty only appreciated by experience. Few places in the world today have been so unchanged over the course of time. Aboriginal people, having eked out survival for thousands of years, hunt and trap as they always have. The Klondike Gold Rush of 1898 was the Yukon's high point of population, yet even its heritage is ephemeral, easily erased by time.
Highlights in Yukon Territory
Canada is synonymous with canoes. These open boats shaped the nation's history, and now they allow modern-day adventurers to explore remote and wild areas.
Few people see the remarkable, unique features of this harsh northern landscape surrounding Yukon's Dempster Highway; I’m one of the lucky ones.
The Yukon Territory's exhilarating landscape – extreme and unfathomable – matches the wanderlust of the people who choose to come here.
If the bulldozers on Tony Beets’ gold mine ever break down he could just use his bare hands. They are gigantic and caked in dirt, the way God’s must have…