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Whitehorse, Yukon, Canada
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The lake is very large and can be very windy. There are several areas to access and some good fishing.

Thank Warren P
Reviewed August 19, 2018

Went to the boat launch at the campground to read the Robert Service poem - Cremation of Sam McGee on the lakeside. It is about a 20 minute drive out of town. There is a boat launch, there is a lake and we saw the...More

Thank DaQi
Reviewed July 24, 2018

Very pretty and an easy walk. Definitely worth visiting, especially if you're into the poem. Bring plenty water if it's a hot day!

Thank Morag_Sea
Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

For lovers of Sam McGee or anyone who likes the outdoors, this is a must see spot. Just a few miles out of town, easy access any time of year. Though of course it’s frozen in the wonder

Thank mes227
Reviewed December 27, 2017

You can go on the lake in the Winter time when it is frozen and it is is quite the experience. I was on it with Cathers Wilderness Adventures an it was an unforgettable experience.

Thank ava268
Reviewed September 17, 2017

Pretty lake but not as beautiful as other lakes in the area. Tried to find the lodge but the road we expected to use to get there said private driveway so we ended up just seeing the boat launch area. Not sure if the lodge...More

Thank brendacB4971AI
Reviewed September 13, 2017

We can all pull the name from the poem but the lake itself is difficult to access unless you have a boat. The campground was busy, the water was cold (though there were plentiful skipping rocks.) If you have a boat - check out Richtofen's...More

Thank Kris J
Reviewed July 8, 2017

A lovely spot to take a break from travelling and watch/and hear the ice breaking up in the spring. Many, many ducks.

1  Thank Sandyj7
Reviewed January 18, 2017

This is a super place to stay if you're travelling by truck and camper or RV. Don't miss it. Even got great fishing.

1  Thank Northerngardner
Reviewed October 3, 2016

Was disappointed that highway improvements have made it all but impossible to view Lac Laberge except from the campground on the south-west end.

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Response from Elizabeth B | Reviewed this property |
I don't know about the fly-fishing, and I don't know for certain about a gold rush museum in Whitehorse. Dawson City certainly has a museum which focuses on the gold rush. The S. S. Klondike, in Whitehorse, has material... More
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