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

    Klondike Gold Rush

    National Historical Park Alaska

Indoor Activities

Map talk with a Park Ranger

Visitor Center Activities:
(located at 2nd & Broadway)

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.

See the 30 minute film "Gold Fever: Race to the Klondike" in the visitor center auditorium at 8, 9, 11 AM & 12, 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 PM. Winter visitors should ask at park headquarters for the movie. Hearing assistance and audio description available upon request. Theater is 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!

Mascot Saloon regulars - manikins at bar museum
Explore the Mascot Saloon - an authentic 1910 saloon museum where you can almost hear the tinkling of the piano competing with the conversation of hopeful prospectors. Open daily early May through mid-September, 8 AM - 6 PM at Third and Broadway. This facility is wheelchair accessible and service animals are welcome.
Welcome to the Moore House

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?

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!