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

    Klondike Gold Rush

    National Historical Park Alaska

Environmental Factors

Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park is part of a dynamic ecosystem, in which the coastal mountains dive right into deep fjords. Both the terrestrail and marine ecosystems are influenced by a number of environmental factors. Choose a link from the navigation on the left to learn more about these factors and the research being conduction at Klondike Gold Rush NHP.

For more information on how Climate Change is affecting National Parks please use the links provided below:

Climate Change in Southeast Alaska

http://www.nps.gov/climatechange/

Did You Know?

Historic photo showing busy street scene with mud streets

At the height of the Klondike Gold Rush, 150 businesses were established in Dyea, Alaska including 48 Hotels and 2 Hospitals. By 1903, Dyea's population was a mere 3. A visit to Dyea today reveals a thriving forest growing over the ghosts of those buildings. More...