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Carcross Desert, Carcross

Categories: Landmarks, Tourist Spots
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4/5 based on 150+ reviews on the web
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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  • Minutes from the town of Carcross, there is fantastic dune system! We were making our way down to Skagway, with many stops along the way, it was great. It truly boggled our minds with how the sand got...  read more »
  • Is featured in catalogues of records as "the smallest desert in the world." Coming North from Carcross, a few kilometres away, is in fact a visit not to be missed. It seems an environment the result of geographical, because magic completely out of context in that environment. But it is really a very nice and also visiuta original place to photograph and remember.
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  • Not what you expect to find in the north, but here it is, a real bit of desert. The signs tell you the story, and a short walk later you could be in most any desert anywhere. Fantastic mountains all a...  read more »
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