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

    Klondike Gold Rush

    National Historical Park Alaska

Leave No Trace

Leave No Trace at www.lnt.org

Leave No Trace Principles at www.lnt.org

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Hikers and Campers should follow the basic Leave No Trace principles:

  • Plan Ahead and Prepare
  • Travel and Camp on Durabel Surfaces
  • Dispose of Waste Properly
  • Leave What You Find
  • Minimize Camp Fire Impacts
  • Respect Wildlife
  • Be Considerate of Other Visitors

Click here for more details on the principles of Leave No Trace.

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Did You Know?

Univ. of Washington historic photo: Several men stand near a canvas tent with various camp objects on the ground around them

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.