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Carcross Desert Rest Area, Yukon

by Murray Lundberg


Campgrounds and Rest Areas in the Yukon Territory

    The Carcross Desert Rest Area, built in 2014, is located at Km 107.7 of the South Klondike Highway. The desert, often called "The World's Smallest Desert," is a very popular stop along the highway year-round.

    See more photos of and information about the Carcross Desert and dune system and a link to the plants, some very rare, that can be found here.


Carcross Desert Rest Area, Yukon
The Carcross Desert Rest Area from the south.
Carcross Desert Rest Area, Yukon
The Carcross Desert offers excellent hiking.
Carcross Desert Rest Area, Yukon
The interpretive panels and outhouses.
Carcross Desert Rest Area, Yukon
Some of the interpretive panels.
Carcross Desert Rest Area, Yukon
You won't see many of these signs in the Yukon, but there is one at the Carcross Desert.