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

    Klondike Gold Rush

    National Historical Park Alaska

Guided Tours

A ranger shows historic photos on a town tour
Experience Skagway past and present with a ranger led tour of the Skagway Historic District.
NPS photo
 

Historic District Walking Tours
1 hour Ranger-led walking tours of the Skagway Historic District

WHEN: Early May - Late September
TIMES: Daily 9 AM, 10 AM, 11 AM, 2 PM and 3 PM
WHERE: Free tickets available at the Visitor Center, 2nd Avenue and Broadway. Walks are limited to 30 participants. Tours are given on a first-come, first-serve basis. Tours are wheelchair accessible and service animals are welcome.

Dyea Town Site Walking Tour
1.5 hour walking tours around the historic Dyea town site

WHEN: Early June - Late August
TIMES: Monday- Thursday at 2:00 pm
WHERE: Meet the Ranger at the Dyea Town Site Parking Area. (See Dyea Map)
WHAT TO BRING: Good footwear for the weather, insect repellent, rain gear, and water.
TRANSPORTATION: Provide your own - the Dyea road is unpaved and is not recommended for vehicles longer than 30 feet. Ask at the Visitor Center in Skagway about commercial transportation options and current road conditions.

The tour includes walking on uneven terrain and secitons of dirt trail. Leashed service animals are welcome.

 
Ranger leading a tour through Dyea
Ranger guided tours of Dyea explore the sight of a former gold rush boom town.
NPS photo/Cindy Von Halle

Did You Know?

Historic photo showing busy street scene with mud streets

At the height of the Klondike Gold Rush, 150 businesses were established in Dyea, Alaska including 48 Hotels and 2 Hospitals. By 1903, Dyea's population was a mere 3. A visit to Dyea today reveals a thriving forest growing over the ghosts of those buildings. More...