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Yukon Wildlife Preserve

Whitehorse, Yukon

Yukon Wildlife Preserve
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Whitehorse, Yukon
(867) 633-2425
Winter Hours
Open Friday, Saturday, &
Sundays 10:30am to 4:00pm.

Interpreted Bus Tours at: 12noon & 2pm
Experiential Learning
Wheelchair Access
Cross Country Skiing, Cycling / Biking, Running/Jogging
Kid Friendly
Scenic Spot/Vista Point


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    Issue: 2015-02-19 PHOTO: Gavin Howells

    Yukon Wildlife Preserve

    The Yukon Wildlife Preserve has been helping injured, orphaned, and sick animals for over ten years. Located 25 minutes from downtown Whitehorse on the Hot Springs Road, It is a very important place in Whitehorse

    Feb. 19, 2015

  • Road Trip Reveals Yukoners' Fortune

    Our first big encounter was bison. While I am fortunate to see bison most every day, and often very close up, seeing them graze along the highway was incredibly exciting.

    Oct. 07, 2010

  • The Preserve is for Kids

    The truth is, this place really is for kids. But when I think of it, this place was built not only for them, but also for the kid inside all of us.

    Jul. 15, 2010

  • If I Could Ski With the Animals ...

    Since work began on our trail (thank you Chris and Cole!), I could think of nothing but cross-country skiing. In my mind, I would ski every day, check in on the animals and get some sunlight in this, my first full Yukon winter.

    Feb. 25, 2010

  • When a Moose Waits...

    To put this into perspective, I had been working at the Yukon Wildlife Preserve for about two months before I got within a kilometre of any moose. The day I did, I called home, woke my husband, blogged about it and bragged to anyone who would listen.

    Dec. 10, 2009

  • Welcome Visitors of the 'Non-Human' Variety

    Recently, I was sitting at my desk when a red fox paused outside of my window. Just near the edge of the decking, he rather abruptly came to a halt, assuming a stalker-like position.

    Nov. 19, 2009