Kluane National Park
Kluane National Park and Reserve of Canada covers an area of 21,980 square kilometres. It is a land of precipitous, high mountains, immense icefields and lush valleys that yield a diverse array of plant and wildlife species and provides for a host of outdoor activities. Kluane National Park and Reserve is also home to Mount Logan (5959 m/19,545 ft), Canada’s highest peak.
Kluane Glacier Tours
Take a breathtaking Glacier Tour in Haines Junction, Yukon. It will be an unforgettable experience of a lifetime.
Treat yourself to the ultimate holiday experience by taking an affordable Glacier Tour and staying at one of Haines Junction’s classy hotels with fine dining or pitch a tent at one of our beautiful campgrounds.
We offer a flexible flight schedule that will accommodate your travels, where you can fly early in the morning or under the midnight sun. Our aircraft have been used for some world class photography and filming of these magnificent glaciers and ice fields.
Come and see some of North America’s largest mountains including Mount Logan (19,500’ or 6000m). This is the best way to see Kluane National Park, where there is a good chance of seeing a Grizzly Bear, Moose, Dall Sheep or Mountain Goat.
Haines Junction Cultural Centre
Da Kų (Our House), open 2012. Da Kų Cultural Centre celebrates the Champagne and Aishihik First Nations. Learn about: dän – our people, dän kéyi – our land, dän ke – our ways, and Southern Tuchone – our language. We are proud to share our story with you.
Enter through doors decorated with precious copper tinah into a grove of forest fire-killed trees. Explore our lands in the map room depicting traditional trails, villages, and special places. View the intricate beadwork of CAFN people. Watch artists at work indoors and out. And visit our retail store for locally made First Nations arts and crafts.
St. Elias Convention Centre
The St. Elias Convention Centre is home to a local history exhibit, The Cultural Landscape of Kluane. The exhibit depicts significant events of the Kluane region since 1890, through a series of interpretive panels and photographs.
A growing collection of art work is also on display in the building. Just through the main doors is the Millennium Quilt, designed by local artist Libby Dulac and machine stitched by the Threadbearers Quilting Group. Also in the foyer area, the stage backdrops for the Alsek Music Festival and the Kluane Mountain Bluegrass Festival are displayed. Music Under the Mountains, by Sally Wright, uses the ancient Japanese Bokashi method of wax and dye. Bluegrass is machine-appliqued and machine-quilted by local resident Brigitte Geske. As part of the Haines Junction Public Art Collection, Kluane’s Mount Logan is an acrylic painting on canvas by Yukon artist Nathalie Parenteau. Celebrating Canada’s highest peak, the piece is a triptych measuring 4 feet high by 10 feet wide.
In the atrium is the St. Elias Community School Millennium Mural. The mural is composed of 224 ceramic tiles, each handmade, painted and glazed by the students of the St. Elias Community School. Complimenting this mural and also part of the Haines Junction Public Art Collection is Yukon Animal Tracks.This is a series of 16 sets of ceramic wall panels depicting actual animal tracks which are cast in plaster, pressed into clay, glazed and fired. There are three panels for each animal depicted – mounted vertically they create the impression of a trail running up the wall.