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Carcross Desert, Carcross

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Visit Carcross Desert, considered the smallest desert in the world. This "desert" is actually anything but: it doesn't have a hot, dry climate, and its sand was a result of post-ice age glacial processes. Crisscross the 258 hectare (640 acre) area along scenic treks, which lead across the fine-grain, sparsely vegetated contours. Those feeling adventurous can try out sandboarding or four-wheeling along the dunes. Arrange your visit to Carcross Desert and discover more family-friendly attractions in Carcross using our Carcross vacation planner.
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  • Interesting stopover on the way to Atlin. A desert spot in a sea of trees. Impressive and great for a short hike.
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  • Although not really a dessert, I would definitely recommend a visit while in the Yukon. If you have a car it is an ideal stop during a day trip.  more »
  • Very cool desert. It rained a little while we were there but we enjoyed the views. It is a very unique place.  more »