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The Interior Sights

Canyon City Archaeological Dig

  • 302 Hawkins St. Map It
  • Whitehorse
  • Archaeological Site/Ruins

Updated 08/19/2014

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The dig provides a glimpse into the past of the local First Nations people. Long before Western civilizations developed the Miles Canyon area, the First Nations people used it as a seasonal fish camp. The Yukon Conservation Society conducts free historical nature hikes here that provide the opportunity to experience the surrounding countryside with local naturalists. A bookstore in the society's office specializes in the Yukon's history and wilderness and sells souvenirs,

maps, and posters. Check the website or call before you head here; funding cuts have caused some program cutbacks.

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Sight Information

Address:

302 Hawkins St., Whitehorse, Yukon, Y1A 1X6, Canada

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Phone:

867-668–5678

Sight Details:

  • Free
  • Tours July–late Aug., weekdays at 10 and 2

Updated 08/19/2014

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