• Nine men pose with gear at the Alaska-British Columbia border on the trail

    Klondike Gold Rush

    National Historical Park Alaska

Commercial Use Authorization

Commercial Use Authorization (CUA)

A Commercial Use Authorization is necessary to operate tours within the park. For detailed information on how to apply for a CUA, and to learn more about the fees, insurance requirements, and other conditions placed upon CUA operations at Klondike Gold Rush NHP, please visit:

Alaska Region Commercial Visitor Service Home page


Click here for a list of businesses holding current Commercial Use Authorizations in Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park.


Did You Know?

historic photo of Skagway, AK showing horses and ladies with long dresses in mud street

No gold was ever found in the Skagway River valley. The actual gold fields were approximately 550 miles north, near the junction of the Klondike and Yukon Rivers in Dawson City. Skagway became known as the gateway to the Klondike gold fields, a bustling supply town.