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Address: Whitehorse, Yukon, Canada

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Bennett Lake beach in Carcross, Yukon

This is a large, long sandy beach with shallow, clean water and beautiful mountain views. The water warms up by last week or so of July and through August. It's still too cold for... read more

Reviewed 16 March 2017
Leslie K
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Reviewed 16 March 2017

This is a large, long sandy beach with shallow, clean water and beautiful mountain views. The water warms up by last week or so of July and through August. It's still too cold for some, but kids love it. Near by is the Carcross Commons with a coffee shop and other shops of interest (food, ice cream, souvenirs and crafts,... More 

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Thank Leslie K
Whitehorse, Canada
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75 reviews
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Reviewed 16 October 2016

Visiting Bennett Beach can be anything from a short 1 hour visit (not recommended) to up to full day or more. The north end of the beach is located in the town of Carcross which boasts rich history and loads of evidence still there - including some of Yukon's oldest buildings and its oldest general store. Check out any museum... More 

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Thank KobyCanada
Kamloops, Canada
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Reviewed 13 July 2016

Up in Whitehorse for family renunion and my family have cabins on Bennett Lake..what a gorgeous spot and geo caches also.

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Thank Kathie D
Burnaby
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2015

This beach is clean and well kept. A nice place to picnic and less then an hour from Whitehorse. It is on the way to Carcross trading post and a great stop of a quick picnic or a day spend. There is a a toilet and a few picnic benches.

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maple ridge
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 April 2015

Fun spot for pallet fires! Dogs like this place too. Carcross is the next Brooklyn, if Brooklyn had big lakes and mountains and mountain bike trails

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Thank darrendarren
Whitehorse, Canada
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22 reviews
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Reviewed 30 September 2014

It's a bit of a drive from WHITEHORSE, but if you are going to go to Skagway this is on the way! perhaps spend afew hours in Carcross too it has a lot of history to offer

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Northen Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 May 2014

this beach is great this time of year, the snow has not yet melted in the mountains and the water is low so you have miles of beach ---- too bad it is not +30 and no bar near by as this beach would be able to compete with any beach in mexico

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Thank 82Sunseeker82
Whitehorse, Canada
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Reviewed 30 August 2013

Honestly, I live in Whitehorse and had no idea that we had such a wonderful beach so close to home. We went on a spectacular day and the water was even warm enough to dip in. The sand is nice and there is ice cream near by. Parking is very close. A great place to bring family and friends.

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Sitka, Alaska
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Reviewed 5 August 2013

What an interesting place. The sandy beach and the surrounding area is worth the stop. We enjoyed our stroll through the Carcross desert. Not much for groceries, so bring your own and nothing opens early.

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Thank Marcia D
Whitehorse, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 August 2013

Stand on the beach and imagine thousands of Stampeders in their homemade boats heading off to the Gold fields in the Klondike. bring a scarf as it is almost always windy then wander through Carcross...good way to spend a day...everything is free except the ice cream from the General store

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