Chilkoot Trail Bridge Out
A bridge, south of Canyon City 6 1/2 miles from the Chilkoot US trail 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 wa
The National Park Service offers a wide variety of positions both seasonal and permanent. At Klondike Gold Rush numerous seasonal positions are available each year. These positions may include park ranger, interpreter, trail crew laborer, backcountry ranger, archeologist, biological technician, and other exciting career fields. Seasonal employment typically runs from April–September; however it depends on the position. Seasonal and permanent positions are both posted on the website for the Office of Personnel Management at www.usajobs.opm.gov. Positions can be posted at anytime and are only open for applications for a limited time. Typically most seasonal positions announced in the fall or the early winter and posted for a short period of time.
Other options for working with the National Park Service include internships with the Student Conservation Association (SCA), Volunteering in the parks (VIP) , and the Youth Conservation Corps (YCC).
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Did You Know?
The mystery of why these canvas boats were left behind at the Chilkoot summit of Klondike Gold Rush NHP, remains unsolved. One theory reports that it was too costly to pay the customs to take them over the border. Perhaps they were too flimsy for the rough waters of Bennett Lake?