Hidden Gems of Canada: 12 Awesome Canadian Attractions You’ve Never Heard Of

Reader's Digest Canada Logo By Jody Robbins, readersdigest.ca of Reader's Digest Canada | Slide 1 of 12: Carcross Desert, Yukon Yes, Canada plays host to a desert—albeit the world’s smallest. The dry climate and fierce winds of the Yukon have resulted in the creation of 540 acres of sand dunes in a region that was once the bottom of a large glacial lake. Today, the Carcross Desert’s dunes stretch to the shores of beautiful Bennett Lake, where beach-goers can sunbathe on its fine white sand. For one adventurous Our Canada traveller, the contrast between the Carcoss Desert and Emerald Lake is the best part of the Yukon. Carcross Desert, Yukon

Yes, Canada plays host to a desert—albeit the world's smallest. The dry climate and fierce winds of the Yukon have resulted in the creation of 540 acres of sand dunes in a region that was once the bottom of a large glacial lake. Today, the Carcross Desert's dunes stretch to the shores of beautiful Bennett Lake, where beach-goers can sunbathe on its fine white sand.

For one adventurous Our Canada traveller, the contrast between the Carcoss Desert and Emerald Lake is the best part of the Yukon.

© Photo: Darren Roberts Photography

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