• Stampeders Hiking the Golden Stair case with heavy packs

    Klondike Gold Rush

    National Historical Park Alaska

Park Planning

Park planning directs park management activities in accordance with applicable laws and with full public involvement.
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Open for Review

  • Current Park Projects - The NPS planning web site has a list of current and recent plans, projects, and actions open for public review. An archive of past projects is also available.

Current Major Park Plans

  • National Park Service. 1996. General Management Plan, Development Concept Plan and Environmental Impact Statement, Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park, Skagway, Alaska and Seattle, Washington. Anchorage, AK: National Park Service.
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  • Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park Foundation Statement, April 2009.
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Planning Archive

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Did You Know?

Univ. of Washington historic photo: Several men stand near a canvas tent with various camp objects on the ground around them

During the height of the Klondike Gold Rush, Finnegan's Camp on the Chilkoot Trail was a tent city. There were saloons, restaurants and hotels all housed in tents.