Chilkoot Trail Bridge Out
A bridge, south of Canyon City 6 1/2 miles from the Chilkoot US trail head has collapsed under heavy snow load and is out until further notice. Hikers should be prepared to wade through a boggy section, and water may be knee or wa
Visitor Center Activities:
Enjoy a Ranger Presentation each day at 10 AM - 45 minute talks on various topics in the visitor center auditorium. Summer only. Porgrams and facilities are wheelchair accessible and service animals are welcome.
Check the schedule posted in the visitor center for park sponsored evening programs and other ranger talks. Topics vary and may include: wildlife, Klondike Stampeders, the Chilkoot Trail then and now, Life & Crimes in Skagway 1898 and more!
Visit the historic Moore House and Cabin to experience early homesteading in this lonely valley. Open daily, early May through mid-September, 10 AM to 5 PM at Fifth and Spring Streets.This facility is wheelchair accessible and service animals are welcome.
Did You Know?
The Chilkoot Trail was an important trade route connecting the Tlingits with interior First Nation peoples long before the Klondike Gold Rush. Dyea or Deiyaa (Tlingit for "to pack") was a small Native settlement used as a fishing camp and staging area for trade expeditions to and from the interior.