• Nine men pose with gear at the Alaska-British Columbia border in the snow

    Klondike Gold Rush

    National Historical Park Alaska

Outdoor Activities

Modern photo looking from the beach to Taiya Inlet
Smuggler's Cove is a great place to for a picnic rain or shine.
NPS photo
 

Ranger Led Tours:
We offer ranger led tours in Skagway and Dyea. For more information visit our Guided Tours page

Hiking:
Click on the links below for information on local trails in Skagway.

Shorter Day Hikes

Longer Hikes

The only National Park Service hiking trail in Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park is the Chilkoot trail. Our listed hikes are on Forest Service or other public lands, but are neither maintained nor patrolled by NPS personnel.


Camping:
Dyea, AK is a great place to get away and experience the great outdoors. The National Park Service offers guided tours and has a campground in Dyea.



















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! More...