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Miles Canyon, Whitehorse

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Geologic Formation Wildlife Area
Visit the area around the Yukon River and take in the volcanic rock flows at Miles Canyon. The river cuts through the rock at the canyon, giving the best view of volcanic basalts of the area. The canyon offers many biking and hiking trails, which take you along the river and through some picturesque landscapes. Along the paths you'll find some informative signs explaining the geology and history of the area. Be careful walking along the river at night, as there are no guardrails. A visit to Miles Canyon represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Whitehorse trip itinerary planner to plot your vacation.
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  • We happened by chance upon this suspension bridge and hike as we were driving into Whitehorse. We had turned off the Alaska Highway on Miles Canyon Rd as we were looking for a certain place and as we ...  more »
  • Miles Canyon is gorgeous and only about 5 miles outside of Whitehorse but very accessible by car. The River Canyon is from the Yukon River and has steep banks and the water is absolutely beautiful. Yo...  more »
  • Had great view of the canyon. Stairs led down which some people took. Could see Rapids. Good restroom facilities. River wide with lots of islands in it.  more »

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