• Nine men pose with gear at the Alaska-British Columbia border on the trail

    Klondike Gold Rush

    National Historical Park Alaska

Campgrounds

Campers at the Dyea Campground

The Dyea Campground is located 9 miles from Skagway and .5 miles from the the Chilkoot trailhead. The campground is within a short drive or bike ride of the historic townsite of Dyea. (See Dyea Townsite Map)

 
Dyea Ranger Station

The campground is monitored by National Park Service rangers and is open when free of snow. The campground provides 22 sites for vehicle and walk-in camping. Hook-ups are not available for recreational vehicles. Campers are advised to bring drinking water and firewood.
Facilities: Pit toilets, fire rings, picnic tables, and garbage receptacles are provided.
Fees: $10 per site per night. Self-registration at the campground entrance.

 
Campground Map (215kb file)

Did You Know?

Historic photo of horse mired in mud and snow

The White Pass Trail of Klondike Gold Rush NHP earned infamy as the "Dead Horse Trail." Over 3,000 horses died there as inexperienced gold seekers struggled to reach the Klondike. "The horses died like mosquitoes in the first frost, and from Skagway to Bennett they rotted in heaps." -Jack London