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S o u t h e rn Lak e S take time to explore teslin Lake viewpoint Pull in and read about life around this extraordinary lake. A viewing deck with display panels describes in detail the local history of the Teslin Tlingit people and some of the area’s fascinating geology, geography and biology. From here, take in the panoramic view of Teslin Lake backed by the Three Aces, or Tleinax Tawei (lone sheep) Mountain. Alaska Highway Km 1247 (3 km west of Teslin) Johnsons Crossing A high bridge spans the Teslin River, a place where many paddlers start canoe trips down the Teslin to the Yukon River. Just to the east of the bridge is the junction with the South Canol Road (not recommended for large motorhomes), beckoning travellers with a circle route opportunity through the scenery of the Campbell region. Alaska Highway Km 1296 Yukon river Headwaters The Yukon River officially starts at the Yukon River Bridge on the Alaska Highway north of Marsh Lake. Here you’ll find a viewing platform and interpretive panels about local history and wildlife. The Yukon River is one of the mightiest rivers of North America. At 3,018 km (1,875 miles), it’s second in length only to the Mackenzie River. Alaska Highway Km 1393 George Johnston Museum in Teslin – YG events Celebration of swans, april 12 – 20, 2008 A Yukon tradition! Welcome thousands of returning swans and water-birds— the harbingers of spring—and enjoy free events throughout Yukon. Swan Haven Interpretive Centre is open April 1 – 30. atlin arts & Music festival, July 11 – 13, 2008 This premier regional festival attracts over a thousand visitors to Atlin B.C. for a weekend of song, arts and culture. klondike trail of ’98 international road relay, september 12 – 13, 2008 Teams of up to 10 runners compete in this exhilarating overnight relay through the scenic Coast Mountains. Starts in Skagway, AK, follows the Klondike Highway past the Southern Lakes and finishes along the Yukon River in Whitehorse. for more events, refer to the Calendar of events on pages 4 – 9 or visit travelyukon.com emerald and spirit Lakes The South Klondike Highway weaves between these two captivating and idyllic lakes. Lakeside camping and accommodations are nearby. Stop at the pullout to read about Emerald Lake’s stunning hue. South Klondike Highway Km 117 (12 km north of Carcross) Carcross desert Venture into the “world’s smallest desert,” comprised of sandy hillsides that used to form a glacial lake bed. Explore the dunes and their fascinating ecology. You’ll spot some of the unique plants that survive in the arid, windy conditions. South Klondike Highway Km 107 tagish Bridge recreation site Loop back along Tagish Road for a pleasant side trip or an alternate way to get to Atlin. There’s so much to do—fish from the bridge, stay in the campground and explore the waterways around Tagish. 21 km west of Jakes Corner or 32 km east of Carcross, on the Tagish Road Trumpeter swans returning in early spring – YG travelyukon.com 25

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Table of Contents
Destination Yukon
Calendar of Events
Watson Lake
Southern Lakes Teslin, Tagish, Atlin, Carcross, Marsh Lake, Mount Lorne
Whitehorse
Kluane Haines Junction, Destruction Bay, Burwash Landing, Beaver Creek
Campbell Faro, Ross River
Silver Trail Stewart Crossing, Mayo, Keno City
Klondike Carmacks, Pelly Crossing, Dawson City
North Yukon Old Crow
Winter Magic
Yukon Scenic Drives
Experience Yukon
Yukon Highways Accommodations
Hunting
Campgrounds and RV Parks
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