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

    Klondike Gold Rush

    National Historical Park Alaska


Skagway Historic District (23kb PDF file)

Dyea Townsite (50kb GIF file)

Skagway Area Map (20kb PDF file)

Klondike Routes (312kb PDF file)

Seattle in 1898 (25kb PDF file)

Did You Know?

Historic photo of a busy street in Skagway, AK

No gold was ever found in the Skagway River valley. The actual gold fields were approximately 550 miles north, near the junction of the Klondike and Yukon Rivers in Dawson City. Skagway became known as the gateway to the Klondike gold fields, a bustling supply town.