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
Gold Rush Cemeteries
Cemeteries are a fascinating way to learn about the people that lived in or passed through an area. There are number of cemeteries in Skagway and Dyea.
Click on the Cemetery below for a list of people buried at that location.
Slide Cemetery: Located in Dyea, AK
Pioneer Cemetery: Skagway, AK on Dyea Road
Gold Rush Cemetery: Skagway, AK near lower Reid Falls
Information provided by the Skagway Historical Society.
Did You Know?
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."