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

    Klondike Gold Rush

    National Historical Park Alaska

Guided Tours

Ranger shows old Dyea photo to visitor
The black and white historic photograph is titled "Piles of
freight and supplies on the waterfront, Dyea, Alaska, ca. 1898" and is
from University of Washington's Eric A. Hegg Collection.
 

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 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 inlcudes walking on uneven terrain and secitons of dirt trail. Leashed service animals are welcome.

Did You Know?

museum exhibit at Klondike Gold Rush NHP showing a year's supply of food in bags, barrels and crates, a gold pan sits on top of the pile

The Canadian government required those going to the Klondike gold fields to bring a year's supply of food with them to avoid starvation during the long Yukon winter. Some of the recommended supplies included 400 pounds of flour, 200 pounds of bacon, and 100 pounds of beans!