Camping, Chuck Creek in the Yukon, Canada. Photo credit: Tourism Yukon.
The Yukon, Canada’s most accessible northern destination, is a vast, beautiful, wild place.
Next to Alaska, the Yukon is in the upper Northwest corner of Canada. This wilderness travel destination attracts adventure travelers to Mount Logan, Canada’s highest mountain and the non-polar icefields located in Kluane National Park.
How wild is it? Here is the Yukon’s wilderness in numbers:
- 80 percent pristine wilderness;
- 483,000 square kilometers;
- 160,000 caribou;
- 70,000 moose;
- 22,000 mountain sheep;
- 6,000 grizzly bears;
- 220 species of birds and
- 34,000 humans.