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
Public Meeting on Dyea Planning
Contact: Theresa Thibault, 907 983-9244
A public information meeting will be held on Tuesday, October 16, 2012 by the National Park Service staff at Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park to provide an update on planning for the Dyea area and to obtain ideas and comments from the public. It will be an open house format from 4-7 pm at the park auditorium in the visitor center at the corner of Broadway and 2nd Avenue. Brief presentations about planning objectives and progress to date will be offered at 5 pm and 6 pm.
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?