Explore & Discover
Welcome to Carcross – Gunalchéesh haat yee.aadí
Take a break on your trip along the Alaska Highway or the Southern Lakes tour to discover the Village of Carcross.
At the northern tip of Bennett Lake, the once named “Caribou Crossing” downtown lays, 74 km south of Whitehorse on the Klondike Highway and about 110 km north of Skagway, Alaska. Carcross is not only the Tagish and Tlinglit First Nation people hometown, but also an important place of the Klondike Gold Rush, stop by Parks Canada office located at the Carcross Commons to learn more about the village history. Don’t forget to visit the carving shed for a chat with Master Carver Keith Wolfe Smarch who keeps the local culture very alive!
With outdoor sports, local-shopping, culture, scenery, even a playground and a sandy beach, Carcross has something for the entire family!