• historic photo of men with gear at the Alaska-British Columbia border in the snow

    Klondike Gold Rush

    National Historical Park Alaska


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Front page of historic newspaper
Picture of Historic Newspaper showing the front page from July 17, 1897 anouncing the beginning of gold fever!
Seattle Post Intelligencer 1897

Did You Know?

Taiya River with snaking through the forest with a mountain backdrop

The Chilkoot Trail in Klondike Gold Rush NHP takes the hiker from sea level to alpine tundra in just 16 miles. As you hike you will ascend from northern coastal forest to boreal forest to alpine tundra. Watch for seals, then bears, then the pika, a member of the rabbit family.