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South Klondike Highway, Whitehorse, Yukon YT Y0B, Canada
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All reviews klondike highway sunny day green color calcium carbonate road side short stop take pictures rented a car well worth the stop fall colors beautiful spot white pass bus tour northern lights skagway carcross pull
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

this is a free location and well worth the 40 minutes from Whitehorse to get unbelievable photos. 15 minutes from Carcross.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Warren P
Reviewed October 21, 2018

This was a quick photo stop for us when we were driving from Whitehorse to Skagway. The emerald water is really pretty to view from above.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Lee L
Reviewed October 13, 2018

Breathtaking view of this colorfull lake is amazaing. This should be the first palce to visit if visiting whitehorse.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank sam b
Reviewed October 12, 2018 via mobile

We stopped off here whilst driving from Whitehorse to Carcross. The colour of the lake, mountains in the distance and the fall colours make this place look like a postcode. Definitely worth a short stop of picnic if passing

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank V4357CUJoshuaC
Reviewed October 10, 2018

this was a quick bus stop on our land tour. nice view for leg stretching and if you are a geocaher, there is an EC for this lake as well

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank PatCincinnati
Reviewed October 5, 2018

As part of our Holland America Yukon/Alaska land tour we stopped at this small Emerald Lake to take some pictures of the emerald green water. Since we had seen much more vibrant emerald green lakes in Alberta, Canada this seemed less attractive to my husband...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank TexasCatBird
Reviewed September 24, 2018

Visited early morning on the way to skagway. The lake looks surreal .Lot of photographers . Stopped by in the evening and with the fall colors on the shore it was gorgeous.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank indranuhati
Reviewed September 19, 2018

We rented a car in Skagway and drove up to Emerald Lake. It was an overcast day but it was still very pretty. However, I think some of the other lakes we passed on the drive were even a better view. Still worth the drive....More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed September 13, 2018 via mobile

This lake is a traditional stop for my Klondike Road Relay team on our way to Skagway. The view is always good and we enjoy the challenge of throwing rocks from the road to reach the lake... it’s not easy!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank JJTrouble
Reviewed September 10, 2018

There are a LOT of beautiful lakes in the world - this is one of them. Nice for a quick 5 minute stop for a picture and stretch legs. Nothing to do on the lake, so look and go.

Date of experience: August 2018
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MGaloni03
February 7, 2018|
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Response from L1400OPkimf | Reviewed this property |
There is no hiking trail around it
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janicewillis77
June 27, 2017|
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Response from Ron747 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for the delay in responding. All small lakes will be frozen November and larger lakes will start to freeze over. Northern lights can only be seen in our winter months as in the summer we have nearly 24 hours of light... More
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Kathryn R
March 23, 2016|
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Response from SandraStL | Reviewed this property |
Yes, December could be a good month, it always depends if it's clear or not. The best thing is to check the activity. I live in the Yukon and I saw beautiful northern light lights, as well as in NWT and even southern parts... More
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