• Stampeders Hiking the Golden Stair case with heavy packs

    Klondike Gold Rush

    National Historical Park Alaska

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?

historic photo of Skagway, AK showing horses and ladies with long dresses in mud street

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.