Yukon River Watershed

A Canoe Adventure on the Big Salmon River

Nature Tours of Yukon

330 kms of spectacular solitude and wilderness lay ahead as you embark on this canoe trip on the Big Salmon River.


This nature adventure on the Big Salmon River will take you on an adventurous canoe trip over lakes and rivers through the magnificent wilderness of the Yukon. The Big Salmon River canoe trip starts at Quiet Lake. From here, 330 km of spectacular solitude wilderness is laying ahead of you...

The fast currents of the Big Salmon River can change quickly to easily passable rapids. It may be necessary to portage or line the canoes around log jams and sweepers.

The riverbanks of the Big Salmon River are alive with abundant wildlife and with some luck you might spot moose, bears, lynx, or wolves and often you catch sight of beavers and bald eagles.

For breathtaking landscapes, wildlife and exciting paddling join Nature Tours of Yukon on a Big Salmon River canoe adventure.


  • Small group (max 7 guests)
  • Experienced guide
  • Excellent multi-course meals
  • Good canoeing and camping equipment
  • Two nights hotel accommodation
  • Short days of paddling leaves time to fish and enjoy nature and wildlife along the river
  • Some canoe skills are required to navigate passages around sweepers, log jams and log piles
  • Opportunity to learn a few new tricks of bush craft


12 Days