Visiting Two-Thirds of (perhaps) Canada’s next UNESCO World Heritage Site …
Journey to the northwest corner of the Yukon and you’ll find Canadian landscapes few know. There’s land that was never glaciated, so many caribou it looks like the ground is moving when they migrate, muskox and whales, and archeological sites dating WAY further back than Christopher Columbus.
Fortunately people who understood the importance of this land protected it with national and territorial parks and now there’s a push to get international recognition for this Canadian treasure with a UNESCO World Heritage Site designation.
To be selected a site must be of
“Outstanding Universal Value”
Does it meet the criteria? Here’re my reasons why I think it does …
With only 100 visitors annually, this is a place where you can get away from everything. Except the scenery. It swats you in the face at every turn.
If you want to visit what might be Canada’s next UNESCO World Heritage Site check out Parks Canada’s Ivvavik National Park web page at https://www.pc.gc.ca/en/pn-np/yt/ivvavik/activ/camp19
Also check out Carol Patterson’s spectacular caribou migration video footage …