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Miles Canyon

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Miles Canyon Road, Whitehorse, Yukon, Canada
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“yukon river” (62 reviews)
“hiking trails” (19 reviews)
Miles Canyon Road, Whitehorse, Yukon, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The miles canyon offers a range of interesting photographic opportunities. You can get images of the canyon walls, the rushing water below or the textured forest. In the summer, I pick mushrooms here too

Thank Claire S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely trails along the river with spots to sit and just watch the water. There are some signs information board giving the history of the area.

Thank RuthAnneFergie
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Miles Canyon is a place near Whitehorse (less than 10 minute drive/10 km) where the mighty Yukon River cuts through basaltic canyon created by ancient lava flows in the middle of dense cedar forest. Approaching it on Miles Canyon Road there was an overlook with...More

Thank GabyVM
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of the top 5 things to do in WH is to take a walk through Miles Canyon - and its great for all ages and generally accessible by all.

Thank Big D Y
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A trip to Miles Canyon from Whitehorse only takes about 15 minutes. The suspension bridge across the canyon is a must, there are trials along the Yukon River that you can walk along for some incredible views.

Thank Margaretewh
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Being on this walk is fascinating. Just seeing the type of waters the old paddleboats had to navigate is so cool. The Yukon river is do beautiful and majestic, the hike itself is as interesting with all the different indigenous plant life in one spot....More

1  Thank Kim T
Reviewed 16 October 2017

We have paddled through Miles Canyon twice on long canoe trips down the Yukon River. This section is the most dangerous section of the 2000 mile long Yukon River . Motor boats come in both directions at full speed though this very narrow section of...More

Thank BostonSkier
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

A beautiful site with excellent trails for hiking! The gorge is gorgeous, and there are resting places for those who lack the stamina for long hikes or steep paths, so you can simply take time to enjoy the impressive, natural beauty if lengthy hiking isn't...More

1  Thank Joanne and Bob K
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

Miles Canyon provides beautiful scenery and is well worth the visit. The upper and lower trail walks provide good perspectives. We took the upper walk first, returning on the lower walk in a loop. Sections of the lower loop are close to the cliff and...More

1  Thank Lizalang1
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

Always a lovely walk/hike through the trails and breathtaking views from the bridge. Fresh clean air is so refreshing!

Thank Kathleen L
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16 September 2017|
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Response from David M | Reviewed this property |
Guided tours take about 90 minutes Hope you enjoy David
4 February 2017|
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Response from Mary A |
This area is closed in the winter time. So in the summertime, renting a bicycle is also a great idea! You could then take the trails and check out more of the area.
4 July 2016|
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Response from Dave Z | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can. There are tour busses that go down all the time, and I personally drove a 112 passenger bus down when I worked for summer camps. The trick is to not park in the lower parking lot that gets really tight with... More