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Caribou Crossing Trading Post Tours

Caribou Crossing Trading Post
The spirit of the Klondike gold rush is still thriving at the Caribou Crossing Trading Post, where it’s not only still possible to pan for gold but also actually find some. Visitors almost always strike gold while also learning about the history of the famous rush and the nearby Chilkoot Trail from an interpretive tour guide. 

And gold panning is just the start of the fun at Caribou Crossing, as it is home to a pack of barking Iditarod Dogsled Race veteran huskies, each teeming to pull visitors around on a dog-kart tour. It’s also possible to spend time with small puppies, all but the youngest of which are already training to become future competitors.  

This roadside stop has plenty of other worthy activities to break up a drive on the Klondike Highway between Skagway in Alaska and Whitehorse in the Yukon, including a wildlife museum that spans the ages from the time of woolly mammoths to modern day muskoxen.

There’s also the Caribou Café, an ideal lunch spot complete with homemade donuts, its signature Caribou coffee and Yukon-style home cooking. Stop in the gift shop for Yukon-made arts and crafts. 

Practical Info

Caribou Crossing Trading Post is open year-round, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. It is located just north of Carcross, Yukon, on the Southern Klondike Highway. It is approximately 45 minutes south of Whitehorse and 1.5 hours north of Skagway, Alaska.
Address: Km 109 South Klondike Highway, Carcross, Yukon, Canada
Hours: Open year-round, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily.
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Yukon Gold Experience feat. Emerald Lake & CarcrossDay Trips

Yukon Gold Experience feat. Emerald Lake & Carcross

Gold! This one word roared across North America in 1896, as hundreds of thousands rushed to the Klondike with dreams of striking it rich. Now over a century later, that passion lives on, as visitors from across the globe continue to trace the footsteps of the world’s greatest Gold Rush. Pan for gold, explore Miles Canyon, and learn the true history of the Klondike Gold Rush. With lakes, beaches, the World’s Smallest Desert and the small First Nations community of Carcross along the way, the Yukon Gold Experience shows the true breadth the North has to offer.
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What are Caribou Crossing Trading Post hours of operation?
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Caribou Crossing Trading Post hours of operation: Open year-round, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily.. Buy tickets in advance on Viator. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
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