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

    Klondike Gold Rush

    National Historical Park Alaska

Places To Go

Klondike Gold National Historical Park has several park units. While visiting Skagway you may have the opportunity to visit:

The Skagway Historic District


Historic gold rush buildings in front of snow-capped mountains
Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park Visitor Center is situated in the heart of downtown Skagway at 2nd and Broadway. 

Did You Know?

Pile of boards and canvas in abandoned on rocks

The mystery of why these canvas boats were left behind at the Chilkoot summit of Klondike Gold Rush NHP, remains unsolved. One theory reports that it was too costly to pay the customs to take them over the border. Perhaps they were too flimsy for the rough waters of Bennett Lake?