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

    Klondike Gold Rush

    National Historical Park Alaska

Things To Know Before You Come

Ranger Rain at Trail Center

NPS Photo

Before you travel to Skagway you should find out about the weather with the link above. Also, check our Chilkoot Trail section of this website if you plan to hike the trail. Permit requirements and other important imformation can be found there.

Did You Know?

Historic photo of a steamship surrounded by a crowd at the docks in Seattle

Over 100,000 people started off for the Klondike gold fields, but less than 30,000 actually made it to the gold fields in Dawson City, Yukon Territory. The difficulties of the Chilkoot and White Pass trails forced many to turn back. More...