• Stampeders Hiking the Golden Stair case with heavy packs

    Klondike Gold Rush

    National Historical Park Alaska

People

Black and white historic photo of people in Dawson in 1898.

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?

Aerial Photo of Skagway showing the blue waters of the Taiya Inlet, snow-capped peaks and the little town dwarfed 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.