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

    Klondike Gold Rush

    National Historical Park Alaska

Gold Rush Cemeteries

Wooden grave marker in front of a fence in a forest

Grave marker of John Morgan in Slide Cemetery in Dyea, AK.

NPS photo

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?

Museum exhibit at Klondike Gold Rush NHP showing a year's supply of food in bags, barrels and crates, a gold pan sits on top of the pile

The Canadian government required those going to the Klondike gold fields to bring a year's supply of food with them to avoid starvation during the long Yukon winter. Some of the recommended supplies included 400 pounds of flour, 200 pounds of bacon, and 100 pounds of beans! More...