• 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?

Historic photo of horse mired in mud and snow

The White Pass Trail of Klondike Gold Rush NHP earned infamy as the "Dead Horse Trail." Over 3,000 horses died there as inexperienced gold seekers struggled to reach the Klondike. "The horses died like mosquitoes in the first frost, and from Skagway to Bennett they rotted in heaps." -Jack London More...