Carcross is full of stories. It has been the epicenter for many of the historical events and home to colorful characters that make the Yukon so unique. Check out some of our favorites.

The Dakhká Khwáan Dancers


The Dakhká Khwáan Dancers are an inland Tlingit dance group who work to bring cultural revitalization and social transformation to their communities by reclaiming languages, and traditional values through song, drumming, dance, storytelling. 

Ted Harrison


Canadian artist Ted Harrison lived in Carcross the 1960s. He was a teacher at the local school. During this time he began to develop his signature style. His cabin at Crag Lake...

Lake Trout


Lake trout are an important fish species in the Yukon Southern Lakes system. These slow growing fish start breeding when they are about 10 years old and can live to be over 50 years old. On any given day you can see anglers fishing for trout or grayling off the footbridge over Nares River.