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

    Klondike Gold Rush

    National Historical Park Alaska

Things To Do

Ranger-led walks through the historic district
Photo montage:
top - Chilkoot Trail
middle - Ranger-led walk, Skagway
bottom - Ranger walk at Dyea
NPS Photos

Did You Know?

chunk of solid gold, the surface irregular and bumpy

The official Alaska state mineral is gold, which played a major role in the opening of Alaska for future development. There were more than 50 gold rushes in Alaska and the Yukon from 1880 to 1915. Learn about one of them at Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park!