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

    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 a tent camp along the Chilkoot Trail

During the height of the Klondike Gold Rush, Finnegan's Camp on the Chilkoot Trail was a tent city. There were saloons, restaurants and hotels all housed in tents.