Yukon River canoeing is connecting with history. It is synonymous with the 1898 Klondike Gold Rush. The Yukon River’s impact on the history of the Yukon and the people who lived it is profound. The fast current of the Yukon River will transport you deep into a glaciated landscape of low hills, granite rock, high sandy cliffs, and spruce forest. Along the route chances are very good that you will see an assortment of wildlife from Dall sheep, mountain goats to the occasional bear.
The days on the river help build the anticipation of reaching Dawson City, the center of the 1898 Klondike Gold Rush. The anticipation of the gold rushers must have been equally apparent. Finally you'll round a bend in the Yukon River and see Dawson City for the first time. You will spend time in Dawson City, exploring its rich history, visiting the original gold fields, and enjoying the period entertainment