• Nine men pose with gear at the Alaska-British Columbia border in the snow

    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?

Historic photo of Native Tlingit packer carring a pack of goods on his back, wearing Western gear

The Chilkoot Trail was an important trade route connecting the Tlingits with interior First Nation peoples long before the Klondike Gold Rush. Dyea or Deiyaa (Tlingit for "to pack") was a small Native settlement used as a fishing camp and staging area for trade expeditions to and from the interior.