Kluane is home to more than 2,000 glaciers, Canada’s largest ice fields, most diverse grizzly bear population, and its highest mountain peak, the 20,ooo-foot-high Mount Logan. To really experience it, you need to hike or fly. Take in the 8,500 square miles of wilderness by helicopter or prop plane for a bird’s-eye view of the icy rivers, mountains, bears , caribou and Dall sheep. There are over 100 species of birds too, including the rock ptarmigan and the golden and bald eagle. In the Front Ranges closer to Haines Junction, Alaska, visitors can enjoy more casual strolls as well as challenging day hikes and extended wilderness backpacking trips. Kathleen Lake Campground makes a great base for enjoying access to a variety of short treks, interpretive programs, fishing and boating.