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

    Klondike Gold Rush

    National Historical Park Alaska

People

Historic photograph of three men seated in front of two standing men

Stampeders posing for a photo in Dawson City, Yukon Territory Canada

Photo courtesy of the Candy Waugaman Collection

The story of the Klondike Gold Rush is a complex weave of many human stories. Select a category from the left navigation to learn more about the people of the Klondike Gold Rush.

Did You Know?

Modern aerial photo of Skagway showing the blue waters of the Taiya Inlet, snow-capped peaks, and the town in the foreground

Skagway is located at the end of the longest, deepest glacial fjord in North America and is considered the northern most point in Southeast Alaska. Glaciers, and the rugged scenery they leave behind, create the stunning backdrop for your visit to Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park.