Geology, Glaciers, and Gold: road guide


This guide can be used online or you may pick up a copy at the Visitor Center.

If you are planning a trip up this route please be aware that this route crosses in to Canada and passports are required to continue through Canadian Customs on to Whitehorse, or to return to Skagway through U.S. Customs. Additionally, there is limited cell phone reception as you move up the valley, and no services between Skagway and Carcross.


Geology, Glaciers, and Gold sections


Photographs and figures were provided by National Park Service rangers B. Aulick, P. Cooper, M. Hachtmann, S. Hinderman, and S.Millard; the National Archives, This Dynamic Earth by Jacqueline Kious and Robert Tilling, Earth's Interior and Plate Tectonics by Calvin and Rosanna Hamilton, the Alaska State Library Alaska Purchase Centennial Collection, Melanie Moreno and the United States Geological Survey.

Last updated: April 30, 2018

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

Skagway, AK 99840


907 983-9200

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