This Emerald Lake Just Over The Border From Alaska Is So Breathtaking It’s Unreal

From Skagway, head out on a day trip into Canada to check out one of the most beautiful lakes in the world. Emerald Lake is a little north of the community of Carcross in the Yukon. The lake is renowned for the deep green color and the Surprise and Caribou Mountains in the distance. Enjoy a day trip over the border to take in the beauty of this shimmering lake.

Emerald Lake
91211 Alaska Hwy.
Whitehorse, Yukon Y1A 5V8, Canada

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More information about Emerald Lake here.


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