Photos from Dawson City discovery days parade

Start of discovery days parade in front of Palace Grand in Dawson City | Photo: Ben Sanders
Dawson City mayor Wayne Potoroka on a sweet ride during the discovery days parade | Photo: Ben Sanders
Dawson City mayor Wayne Potoroka on a sweet ride during the discovery days parade | Photo: Ben Sanders
Start of discovery days parade in front of Palace Grand in Dawson City | Photo: Ben Sanders
Start of discovery days parade in front of Palace Grand in Dawson City | Photo: Ben Sanders

In August of 1896, George Carmack, Dawson Charlie and Skookum Jim discovered gold in what is now called Bonanza Creek. After this discovery, nearly 100,000 people attempted to reach the Klondike gold fields to find gold. Therefore, the discover day week is celebrated every year in the month of august to commemorate their great discovery.

Photos: Tombstone Territorial Park, Yukon, Canada

Tombstone Territorial Park | Photo: Zak Smart
Hoary Marmot at Tombstone Territorial Park, Yukon | Photo: Zak Smart
Hoary Marmot at Tombstone Territorial Park, Yukon | Photo: Zak Smart

Tombstone is a Yukon territorial park which is located in central Yukon, near the southern end of the Dempster Highway. Established in 1999, the Tombstone Territorial Park has always been a part of the cultural and traditional lands of the Inuit and First Nation people of the Yukon.

Sunset at Tagish, Yukon, Canada.

Sunset at Tagish, Yukon, Canada. Photo submitted by: Kit Logan Wells

Tagish is a small community in the Yukon, Canada. It is about 30 kilometers east of Carcross, Yukon on the Tagish Road at the northern end of Tagish Lake.

In 1898, the gold seekers of the Klondike Gold Rush travelled from all over the world to Dawson City through the heart of Tagish.

Photo: Chadden Lake, Whitehorse, Yukon

Chadden Lake, Whitehorse, Yukon | Photo: Gurdeep Pandher
Chadden Lake, Whitehorse, Yukon | Photo: Gurdeep Pandher
Chadden Lake, Whitehorse, Yukon | Photo: Gurdeep Pandher
Chadden Lake, Whitehorse, Yukon | Photo: Gurdeep Pandher
Chadden Lake, Whitehorse, Yukon | Photo: Gurdeep Pandher

Chadden Lake is another Yukon beauty which is very close to the city of Whitehorse. It is reached from the Chadburn Lake Road in the Riverdale subdivision, across the bridge from downtown Whitehorse.