• Stampeders Hiking the Golden Stair case with heavy packs

    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?

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.