Whitehorse has an extensive wilderness trail network - the 2008 Guide to the Popular Trails of Whitehorse provides a good overview of the trails by neighbourhood/area. Key features of the trail system:
- 150 km of trails with city-wide significance
- 700 km of local and neighbourhood trails
- Trails provide access to the surrounding hinterland and facilitate public movement about the community
- Trail system provides a range of recreation and transportation benefits
The City has an approved motorized multi-use trail network - ATV operators must stay on motorized multi-use trails at all times. Latest 2014 ATV approved trail map available here.
Whitehorse has dedicated bike lanes, roads with wide shoulders and multi-use trails along the Yukon River, Two Mile Hill, and Hamilton Boulevard that form the main cycling routes.
The commuter cycling map highlights the routes in Whitehorse that are within approximately 7 km of downtown, and can be used to plan the best routes. The recommended on-street routes have either wide shoulders or bike-lanes - cyclists should be aware that traffic speeds on the Alaska Highway can be 90 km/hr. There are several off-street routes that are multi-use; always stay on the right of the path and pass other users with caution and respect.