• Nine men pose with gear at the Alaska-British Columbia border in the snow

    Klondike Gold Rush

    National Historical Park Alaska

For Kids

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Klondike Gold!

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Looking for Gold? You are on the right trail!

While you may not find gold at our site, you can check out how to become a Junior Ranger or discover the exciting journey stampeders took to strike it rich.

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Become a Alaskan Adventure Ranger and earn a special prize when you complete 3 Junior Ranger Programs on Alaska Public Lands!


Did You Know?

Historic photo of horse mired in mud and snow

The White Pass Trail of Klondike Gold Rush NHP earned infamy as the "Dead Horse Trail." Over 3,000 horses died there as inexperienced gold seekers struggled to reach the Klondike. "The horses died like mosquitoes in the first frost, and from Skagway to Bennett they rotted in heaps." -Jack London More...