• Stampeders Hiking the Golden Stair case with heavy packs

    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?

chunk of solid gold, the surface irregular and bumpy

The official Alaska state mineral is gold, which played a major role in the opening of Alaska for future development. There were more than 50 gold rushes in Alaska and the Yukon from 1880 to 1915. Learn about one of them at Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park!