Located in Canada, the cross country skiing in Yukon Territory is known for three cool cross-country skiing trails. The best Yukon Territory cross country skiing based on popularity are considered to be Kluane National Park Reserve, Dawson Overland Trail, and Whitehorse Cross Country Ski Club. For a detailed Nordic ski trail description and printable trailhead map, just select a Yukon Territory cross country skiing trail below.
Near Whitehorse, the Whitehorse Cross Country Ski Club maintains 85km of groomed nordic ski trails. There are 75km of trails groomed regularly for classical and skate skiing.
West of Whitehorse near Haines Junction, about one-third of the 8,500 sq. mile Kluane National Park Reserve is open to cross country skiing -- the other portion is glacier. All trails are multi-use, however, few people make use of the region.
From Whitehorse to Dawson, the Dawson Overland Trail is a 112km multi-use trail. The trail starts at Takhini Crossing near Whitehorse and runs northwest to Braeburn Lodge near Dawson. The trail follows an old stagecoach route. This multi-use route is open to snowmobiling and cross country skiing.