Parks Canada: The Adventurous Life of Robert Service
Known as the Bard of the Yukon, the colourful verses of Robert Service brought the Klondike experience alive for millions around the world and put the Canadian North on the map.
Join us amidst the alders and fireweed at the little cabin where Robert Service once lived. Furnished with genuine Gold Rush era items, you’ll get a first-hand glimpse into the life of this famous wordsmith.
Listen as your knowledgeable guide recites the playful lines of some of Service’s most popular poems, and then learn about his interesting life and the history of the cabin that he once called home.
This tour starts at the Robert Service Cabin on 602 Eighth Ave.
Parks Canada offers programming from May to September. For the most up to date information on our programs please visit the Parks Canada website.