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Caribou Crossing Trading Post

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Caribou Crossing, home of the "Museum of Yukon Natural History", specializes in serving up a fresh, hot BBQ lunch daily. Be sure to stop by for a homemade meal and stick around for one of many onsite activities. They offer dogcart rides with a fleet...more
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Carcross, Yukon Y0B 1B0, Canada
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+1 867-821-4055
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Reviewed today

Been there twice now. What you don't know before you get there is they have a petting zoo, sled dog puppies, and sled dog rides. It is a mushers camp as well. The food is ok, not great. But it is a cute little stop...More

Thank A H
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

If you are driving between Skagway and Whitehorse, this place works for a bathroom stop. Everything else seemed a little commercialized and lacked a sense of authenticity (for me). I prefer the stop at Carcross which includes a visit to the Alaska Railroad Station and...More

Thank Terry B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took the bus up from Skagway. Cesar our driver was great and funny. Had a good lunch and met the manager Dianne who was handling some complaining troll. She was great in how she handled the tragedy of no white meat. Cool to watch the...More

Thank Upnorthtransplant1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place was one piece of the trip of a lifetime. The staff was very friendly,sweet and helpful. The food was quite tasty and atmosphere was charming with a "downhome" feel. I liked that the history of the place was shared in the museum. The...More

Thank TravelerDMH
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a stop on our Yukon tour, our bus driver Matt was very friendly and knowledgeable about the area and the wildlife. Our lunch consisted of BBQ chicken and sides, which was very good, our tour included a tour of the petting area, the...More

Thank Mike M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Of all the things my tween daughter specifically asked to do for our Alaskan Cruise was play/pet mushing puppies/dogs and go mushing. It was cost prohibitive to do the real mushing on a glacier so I settled on an excursion that included this locale. The...More

Thank PackOfParks
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in here for lunch on our Yukon Discovery tour. Lunch was good. Drinks were cold and the donuts were free. Cool little place to eat in a covered wagon. We also were able to pet a couple of puppy sled dogs.

Thank colinebw
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Stopped here for lunch as part of our train and bus excursion to the Yukon. Solid chicken lunch and the cinnamon donuts were a nice finish. Interesting Klondike and native animal museum. This was the first tour day of the cruise ship season so some...More

Thank N0madSc0t
Reviewed June 8, 2018 via mobile

As a stopover during a tour of all the sites this worked well. Food was decent, had plenty of things to pass the time so served its purpose well. Would not travel here special though

Thank Matthew L
Reviewed June 8, 2018 via mobile

Went as part of cruise ship excursion. Lunch was very nice and served in a big shed or for something very different in can eat in old style stage coaches. The stuffed animal exhibit is fantastic. For a price you can have a ride on...More

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crowleycom
April 29, 2017|
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Response from CaribouCrossing | Property representative |
Hi there, Thanks for the great question. Public transportation does not reach Carcross from Skagway but there are numerous other options available to you. if you go to our Caribou Crossing Trading Post website and scroll... More
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Robert S
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Response from dmlitz | Reviewed this property |
It's free.
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Response from Betty Q | Reviewed this property |
We did not pan for gold in Caribou Crossing, but we did in Fairbanks. It was a great experience and I have the gold from it in a locket.
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