National Parks / Natural World in WHITEHORSE with kids

The world has some incredible natural wonders, and luckily for you, Whitehorse has some incredible places to visit with kids right on your doorstep….and you won’t want to forget your camera!

The national and state parks in and around Whitehorse, Yukon Territory offer an incredible variety of experiences for children.  Some parks protect a unique and diverse wilderness, teeming with wildlife which is always a thrill for kids!

Some parks protect incredible fascinating and significant historical sites, where the family can go back in time through American history…who says the learning as to stop on a family day out!

Even the city of Whitehorse itself has smaller parks perfect for a quick trip into nature.  You don’t even need to leave the city to have that park experience - and kids LOVE them!

Shut those televisions off and put those computer games away….the great outdoors is calling and it’s calling YOU!

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  • Nahanni River Adventures

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    Whitehorse

    Experience the best in Canada and Alaska adventure travel with a white water rafting or canoeing vacation with us on one of the top 20 Canadian and Alaskan rivers!

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  • Yukon Wildlife Preserve

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    (14 miles) Whitehorse

    700 acres covering 7 distinct habitats teeming with northern Canadian wildlife, ready to give families amazing wildlife encounters in the Yukon!

  • Whitehorse Waterfront Trolley

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    Whitehorse

    Visitors to downtown Whitehorse can park and ride the beautifully restored bright yellow 1925 Waterfront Trolley. The trolley departs northbound from Rotary Peace Park, across from the SS Klondike, ...

  • Canada Games Centre

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    (2 miles) Whitehorse

    Indoor recreation fun in the city of Whitehorse, with 3 floors of activities for all ages! From fitness tracks, an aquatic centre and Kids Club!

  • MacBride Museum

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    Whitehorse

    Conveniently located in downtown Whitehorse, the MacBride Museum is the place to start your Yukon adventure.

  • Old Log Church Museum

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    Whitehorse

    The Old Log Church is one of the oldest buildings in Whitehorse, and now is an amazing museum where families can explore the hidden treaters of the early pioneers!

  • Yukon Transportation Museum

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    (1 miles) Whitehorse

    The Yukon Transportation Museum acquires, preserves and studies the history and material culture of Yukons transportation modes and interprets this history in an educational manner for all Yukoners ...

  • Yukon Beringia Interpretive Centre

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    (1 miles) Whitehorse

    Embark on a prehistoric journey into the past when woolly mammoths and scimitar cats used to roam Beringia. These large mammals of an age long ago are recalled in the First Nations legends of ...

  • Yukon Horseback Adventures

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    (1 miles) Whitehorse

    There is a lot to see and enjoy at the Emerald Lake Ranch. A time to relax and enjoy the PEACE & QUIET. A place to get away from it all.

  • Takhini Hot Springs

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    (1 miles) Whitehorse

    Takhini Hot Springs offers you a range of recreational activities in every season of the year. You can soak, swim and relax in the natural mineral waters of our two connected hot pools.

  • Sky High Wilderness

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    (2 miles) Whitehorse

    Whether you want a taste of traditional Yukon activities or a full fledged adventure into the back country, you will have a trip that is not only exciting, but memorable with large variety of dogsled ...

  • S.S. Klondike National Historic Site of Canada

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    Whitehorse

    The S.S. Klondike pays tribute to an era of riverboat transportation and the inland water transportation system that linked the Yukon to the outside world before the advent of roads.

  • Chilkoot Trail National Historic Site

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    Whitehorse

    The Chilkoot Trail was designated a national historic site because of the role it played in the mass movement of people to the Yukon during the Klondike Gold Rush. The Chilkoot Trail has been ...

  • White Pass and Yukon Route Railroad

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    Whitehorse

    Enjoy a ride on the "Scenic Railway of the World", built during the gold rush and takes you through some incredible scenery! A fun narrow gauge railroad in the Yukon.

  • The Caribou RV Park

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    (11 miles) Whitehorse

    Enjoy and relax in this family friendly RV Park in a quiet nature setting, only 15 minutes south of Whitehorse Secluded sites in the woods with fire pits!