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Looking for the best places to Whitewater Kayak in and around Haines Junction? Below are some great routes, trips and resources to help you Whitewater Kayak in and around Haines Junction.

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The Yukon is one of the more under-rated paddling destinations in Western Canada. This territory has 20 + hours of daylight in the summer, you will need to to explore the many wilderness trips, whitewater runs and playspots on offer. Whitehorse is a great base to start from, be prepared to paddle in world class waterways in breathtaking scenery and being largely 'away from it all'. It is remote and big country up there, a fantastic place for an adventure!

Whitewater Kayak Trips or Routes

Haines Junction

Takhanne River
Takhanne River - A short ~5 km run through a canyon with 2 class IV drops and a bunch of Class II-III sections. Its a beautiful area with some deep pools where you can see salmon spawn if the time of year is right. With the salmon come the bears so Keep a look out. The Takhanne hooks up with the Tatshenshini for another 3.5 km to the takeout