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

    Klondike Gold Rush

    National Historical Park Alaska

For Kids

 
View of someone holding a gold nugget nearly the size of a cantelope.

Klondike Gold!

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Did You Know?

Univ. of Washington historic photo showing old street scene with mud streets and tightly packed businesses

At the height of the Klondike Gold Rush, 150 businesses were established in Dyea, Alaska including 48 Hotels and 2 Hospitals. By 1903, Dyea's population was a mere 3. A visit to Dyea today reveals a thriving forest growing over the ghosts of those buildings.