"Top of the World Highway",  Alaska to The Yukon, Canada - - July  2008

This spectacular highway runs from the Alaska/Yukon border to Dawson City, Yukon.
This photo tour begins with the Taylor highway (Alaska Highway 5) at Tetlin Junction, Alaska (which is just east of Tok, Alaska and on the Alaska Highway, up to the Yukon border, where it joins the "Top of the World Highway".  The Taylor Highway is 105 miles long ending at the Yukon border crossing and the "Top of the World" Highway, is 65 miles long ending in Dawson City, Yukon.

ALL Photos © K. Dewey, School of Natural Resources, Applied Climate Sciences, UNL.

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The publication "The Milepost", 2008 Edition, was used as the guidebook for this entire trip.  Their motto is "Since 1949, The Bible of North Country Travel".  This publication is truly the essential guide to everything you need to know to get the most out of your trip along this historic highway.  It includes mile by mile logs of not only the Alaska Highway but numerous other routes as well.  It includes information about sightseeing, wildlife viewing, camping & fishing, road conditions, and accommodations as well as many useful helpful hints to get the most out of your traveling in this part of North America.  The Milepost is updated annually by their field editors and is available at most book stores that have travel sections.  It is also available on-line from Amazon and Barnes and Noble.  It is also available via their Internet site: http://milepost.com/.  We strongly recommend this publication for anyone planning on travelling to this spectacular region of the world.
Top of the World Photo Set One
Top of the World Photo Set Two