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Emerald Lake Ranch - CLOSED

91211 Alaska Hwy, Whitehorse, Yukon Y1A 5V8, Canada
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Beautiful Lake!!!

Beautiful Lake. We rented a jeep in Skagway and drove north to this lake. It was worth the jeep... read more

Reviewed 16 August 2017
Clemson97
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Waxhaw, North Carolina
via mobile
Serene and calm in winter

I need to return in summer when the lake is said to be Emerald colour like the name!! The way it is... read more

Reviewed 3 January 2017
Mei Y
,
Nullagine, Australia
via mobile
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  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
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91211 Alaska Hwy, Whitehorse, Yukon Y1A 5V8, Canada
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1 - 10 of 19 reviews

Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

Beautiful Lake. We rented a jeep in Skagway and drove north to this lake. It was worth the jeep ride and there were many other spectacular views like this along the drive.

Thank Clemson97
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

I need to return in summer when the lake is said to be Emerald colour like the name!! The way it is set out just tells me the popularity in summer!! I was grateful for this preview during our week in Whitehorse for the Northern...More

Thank Mei Y
Reviewed 5 September 2016

We did not visit the ranch, but enjoy the nature and beauty of a real emerald that became a lake. Do not miss it. We rented a car in Skagway and were able to enjoy nature for 75 miles and get here; the cruise did...More

Thank jdiaz51
Reviewed 9 June 2016

Our tour guide used the Emerald Lake Viewpoint to turn back to Carcross and it made an excellent photo opportunity. The color of the lake is amazing and the surrounding wilderness is breathtaking.

2  Thank AorA_Travel
Reviewed 16 May 2015

This is a true gem - we were lucky that our tour bus driver stopped to show us this beauty! Although we didn't get to see a ranch etc - just stopping to see the lake was breathtaking!

Thank Lori G
Reviewed 24 September 2013

We drove here from Skagway on our way to Whitehorse. The lake is absolutely beautiful! I took pictures of it both in the morning and in the afternoon and the colors seem to "pop" more in the afternoon with sun higher in the sky.

Thank Griffhead
Reviewed 15 February 2013

2011 was their last year in business - they lost the lease on their land. The owners still have their horse rental operation in Whitehorse.

6  Thank LAKnight456
Reviewed 17 August 2012

Just hope the sun is out.. The color of the water is awesome.. My pictures of the lake came out blah.. and the tour buses started to unload so get to the lake early..

1  Thank one1badpirate
Reviewed 19 July 2012

We were on a cruise and one port was Skagway, Ak. Wanting something different than what we had done last time in Skagway I booked a tour with Dyea Dave for Emerald Lake which is just past Carcross hoping for good reflection pictures. It was...More

5  Thank Kae R
Reviewed 1 September 2011

It was a really beautiful lake. It is like a blue-green beach in the mountain. Took a jeep fro Alaska jeep rental up the Klondike HWY and turned around there. My family was really glad we went on up to see it. Carcross town wasn't...More

4  Thank Tatman_5
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