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Fortymile Caribou Herd Viewpoint & Rest Area, Yukon

by Murray Lundberg


Campgrounds and Rest Areas in the Yukon Territory

    The Fortymile Caribou Herd Viewpoint & Rest Area is located at Km 14.3 of the Top of the World Highway. It has outhouses, a viewing deck with interpretive panels, and for eastbound travellers, a large "Welcome to Dawson City" installation with community and Yukon River ferry information.


Fortymile Caribou Herd Viewpoint & Rest Area, Yukon
The "Welcome to Dawson City" installation.
Fortymile Caribou Herd Viewpoint & Rest Area, Yukon
Looking up the Yukon River to the south from the viewing deck.
Fortymile Caribou Herd Viewpoint & Rest Area, Yukon
One of the interpretive panels with large-calibre bullet holes in it.
Fortymile Caribou Herd Viewpoint & Rest Area, Yukon
An aerial look at the viewpont, rest area, and Top of the World Highway, from the east.