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Yukon Wildlife Preserve Whitehorse

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Yukon Wildlife Preserve
Box 20191 Takhini Hot Springs Road
Whitehorse
YT
Y1A 7A2
Tel: 867-633-2922

Where are we going today?

Canada has some AMAZING wildlife, and the Yukon Wildlife Preserve gives families the chance to experience some amazing animals in a part of the country not often visited!

The Yukon Wildlife Preserve is an amazing and unique wildlife preserve in northern Canada with 10 species of amazing Canadian mammals all roaming around in their natural habitat.

The preserve is over 700 acres, so you will certainly have plenty to see and experience! There are unparalleled wildlife viewing and plenty of incredible photo opportunities too!

We told you there was a host of wildlife - can you guess what species you might find at the Yukon Wildlife Preserve?

Did you guess the woodland caribou, or the Canada lynx? If you did, then you'd be right! Did you think of the Rocky Mountain elk, or the Alaska Yukon moose? Well, they're there too!

The Yukon Wildlife Preserve is home to two varieties of thinhorn sheep, as well as muskoxen, wood bison, and arctic foxes!

What's also great about the preserve is at the 700 acres gives you 7 natural habitats to give kids an insight into the different types of nature that the country has. Check out the rolling hills, and the low-lying flat lands. You can immerse yourselves in the wetlands, and be in awe at the steep rock cliffs!

There are a range of ecological features at the preserve!

So, for some amazing family fun in nature, head to the Yukon and experience the Yukon Wildlife Preserve for yourselves! 

Don't forget the camera! 

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How much does it cost?

  • Adults$15 self-guided tour. $22 guided bus tour.
  • Children$5 - $8 self-guided tour. $7 - $10 guided bus tour.
  • Free Under: 4 years
LAST UPDATED 2015

When can we go?

Times vary on the seasons but usually 10:30am - 6pm.

All year round

Teachers corner

They offer school programming during Spring, for certain grades. They follow the curriculums, and are themed around great topics! .

I'm Hungry!

There are picnic tables at various spots along the walking trails, so why not bring your own lunch!.

Healthy Eating!

Make sure you bring plenty of water!.

Any Top Tips?

They often have fun programs offerings anything from BBQs to free entry, so keep an eye out! .

Doing our bit

Their mission is to promote knowledge, and encourage appreciation for the animals and their natural environment, as well as conservation. .

Need a little extra help?

Give them a call to see how accessible the trails are.

More information

The self-guided tours or biking are available anytime during opening hours. Book in advance for the guided bus tour. .

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