• Nine men pose with gear at the Alaska-British Columbia border on the trail

    Klondike Gold Rush

    National Historical Park Alaska

Golden Nuggets

About This Blog

Happenings of past, present and future from Klondike Gold Rush NHP. Join us to explore behind the scenes of work and events taking place at Klondike Gold Rush NHP.

Thirty-three Miles

July 30, 2012 Posted by: Katie Bonanno

Follow our interns Katie Bonanno and Nicole Peters as they hike the Chilkoot Trail!

 

What does "artifact conservation" mean, anyway?

July 23, 2012 Posted by: Katie Bonanno

More information about Klondike Gold Rush NHP's two artifact conservation interns and what they're up to this summer.

 

Did You Know?

Pile of boards and canvas in abandoned on rocks

The mystery of why these canvas boats were left behind at the Chilkoot summit of Klondike Gold Rush NHP, remains unsolved. One theory reports that it was too costly to pay the customs to take them over the border. Perhaps they were too flimsy for the rough waters of Bennett Lake?