Things To Do
Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park commemorates the struggles and accomplishments of all who participated in the Klondike Gold Rush in 1898. Whether you are a history lover or want to see more of Alaska's outstanding scenery, here are some ideas to consider for your time in Skagway:
If you have half a day, begin your tour at the National Park Visitor Center in the restored 1898 rail depot at 2nd and Broadway.
With multiple days in Skagway, your options increase.
Note: Passports are required when you travel through the United States border station located 5 miles from Skagway on the South Klondike Highway
Did You Know?
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...