• 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?

Cladonia lichen

Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park, spanning diverse ecosystems from coastal to subarctic, is home to over 766 species of lichen. Not only is this the most reported in the National Park system, but it includes four species that are new to science.