Retrace the Steps of the Last Grand Adventure- The Klondike Gold Rush
“Gold!” is what the headlines read in 1897, starting the Klondike Gold Rush. Thousands, hoping to ease the woes of economic depression, sold farms, dropped businesses and boarded ships to follow their dreams north. Today Klondike Gold Rush NHP commemorates the bravery of the stampeders who voyaged north by protecting the trails, historic boomtowns and buildings of the Klondike Gold Rush era.
Skagway Street Car Shuffle
Preservation and Curatorial staff relocated a historic street car to an improved storage allowing visitors to see a rare treat.Read More
Fun for the Whole Family! Junior Ranger Program
Visit the Pantheon, home of the new Junior Ranger Activity Center. Free programs for kids and familes. Watch short 2 min video about the new museum.Read More
State of the Park Report
Klondike Gold Rush NHP is one of the first parks to release its State of the Park Report.Read More
Golden Nuggets Blog
Happenings of past, present and future from Klondike Gold Rush NHP. Join us to explore behind the scenes of work and events at the park.Read More
Skagway's Historic District: A Living Boom Town
Klondike Gold Rush NHP preserves some of the original historic structures in Skagway, Alaska. Take a tour of the historic district with a Park Ranger.Read More
Dyea, Alaska: Where History Meets Nature
Dyea was once a gold rush boomtown. Today it is a great place to see where history meets nature, visit the old townsite, and relax with scenic views.Read More
Did You Know?
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!