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

    Klondike Gold Rush

    National Historical Park Alaska

Outdoor Activities

Smugglers Cove
Smuggler's Cove shown above.

Stop at the Visitor Center at 2nd and Broadway. Chances are you will be greeted by a ranger who walks our nearby trails when off duty. Pick up a hiking map and find which trails best match your requirements with current conditions.
NPS Photo
By Cynthia Von Halle
 

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.
Use the links below for more information:

Guided Tours

Dyea Campground



















Did You Know?

Aerial Photo of Skagway showing the blue waters of the Taiya Inlet, snow-capped peaks and the little town dwarfed in the foreground

Skagway is located at the end of the longest, deepest glacial fjord in north America and is considered the northern most point in Southeast Alaska. Glaciers, and the rugged scenery they leave behind, create the stunning backdrop for your visit to Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park.