Persevering Through Unimaginable Obstacles

Headlines screamed "Gold!" The dream of a better life catapulted thousands of people to Alaska and the Yukon Territory. Their journey shaped them, and changed the people they encountered and the north forever. Today, the park remembers the trails, boomtowns, and stories of the Klondike Gold Rush. Read More

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Skagway's Historic District

Over 20 gold rush boom town buildings are part of the park today. Explore the ones in Skagway's Historic District.

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Plan Your Time in Skagway

Whether you have a few hours or a few days get started planning your visit to Skagway!

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Plan Your Hike

Start planning your trip on the Chilkoot Trail. Learn how to get a permit, read trail tips, and check out trail photographs.

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Ranger Programs

Join a ranger on one of our ranger guided tours and talks.

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Discover Dyea, Alaska

Where nature meets history. During the gold rush Dyea was a boom town, today it is a lush natural area.

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Research at Klondike Gold Rush

Learn more about the different types of research happening at this park.

Last updated: September 4, 2019

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park
P.O. Box 517

Skagway, AK 99840


(907) 983-9200

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