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

    Klondike Gold Rush

    National Historical Park Alaska

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August 21, 2014
Jeff. Smith's Parlor: National Park Service Hosts On-site Art Conservators
Conservators are working on items from Jeff. Smith's Parlor to prepare its opening as a museum in 2016.

August 19, 2014
Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park Welcomes New Education Specialist
Jason Verhaeghe has been hired as the new Education Specialist for Klondike Gold Rush NHP.

August 19, 2014
Skagway Students Develop Phone APP for Dyea
Skagway students create an APP to explore Dyea in Klondike Gold Rush NHP.

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Did You Know?

Pile of boards and canvas in abandoned on rocks

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?