• 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?

Historic photo showing busy street scene with mud streets

At the height of the Klondike Gold Rush, 150 businesses were established in Dyea, Alaska including 48 Hotels and 2 Hospitals. By 1903, Dyea's population was a mere 3. A visit to Dyea today reveals a thriving forest growing over the ghosts of those buildings. More...