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

    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?

Aerial Photo of Skagway showing the blue waters of the Taiya Inlet, snow-capped peaks and the little town dwarfed in the foreground

Skagway is located at the end of the longest, deepest glacial fjord in north America and is considered the northern most point in Southeast Alaska. Glaciers, and the rugged scenery they leave behind, create the stunning backdrop for your visit to Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park.