Chilkoot Trail Bridge Out
A bridge, south of Canyon City (6 1/2 miles fromtrail head) has collapsed under heavy snow load and is out until further notice. Hikers should be prepared to wade through a boggy section, and water may be knee or waist deep during high water conditions. More »
Chilkoot Travel Advisory-Increased Avalanche Risk
Park Canada Travel Advisory: Due to a cold, late spring persistent winter conditions exist on the Chilkoot Trail. Visitors will encounter late-winter snowpack conditions with increased avalanche risk and more snow covered trail sections. More »
Klondike Gold Rush NHP Science
Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park has an active Natural Resources program that conducts studies and surverys. The park is also a part of the Southeast Alaska Inventory and Monitoring program (SEAN).
Click on the reports below to learn more about the scientific studies at Klondike Gold Rush NHP.
Monitoring Air Quality in Southeast Alaska National Parks: Linking Air Quality to ecologoical effects
Did You Know?
Most of those who went on the Klondike Gold Rush found no gold at all! By the time the gold seekers reached the gold fields of Dawson City, Yukon Territory, most of the good stakes had already been claimed.