Chilkoot Trail Bridge Out
A bridge, south of Canyon City 6 1/2 miles from the Chilkoot US trail head has collapsed under heavy snow load and is out until further notice. Hikers should be prepared to wade through a boggy section, and water may be knee or wa
Artist in Residence
2013 Artist in Residence Call For Submissions open December 7, 2012 - February 1, 2013
In 2013 Klondike Gold Rush NHP, Parks Canada, The Yukon Arts Center and Alaska Geographic will be selecting (3) artists to spend two weeks on the Chilkoot Trail helping hikers on the historic trail gain a different perspective while on their trek. Please download the Call for Submissions for more information.
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Did You Know?
No gold was ever found in the Skagway River valley. The actual gold fields were approximately 550 miles north, near the junction of the Klondike and Yukon Rivers in Dawson City. Skagway became known as the gateway to the Klondike gold fields, a bustling supply town.