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

    Klondike Gold Rush

    National Historical Park Alaska

Chilkoot Trail Maps

Profile of Chilkoot Trail elevation relative to mile (kilometer) markers
The Chilkoot Trail spans multiple environmental zones and has dramatic increases in elevation. 
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Having a good map is an important part of preparing for and hiking the Chilkoot Trail. Our overview map (JPG 1 MB file) will give you an idea on what to expect.

Additional maps and guides are available through Alaska Geographic.

CAMPGROUNDS

On the United States side of the Chilkoot trail there are four developed campgrounds along the trail and one at the trailhead in Dyea. Information and maps of the campground are provided with the links below

  • The Dyea Campground (PDF 652KB) is located at the trailhead and is a fee campground.
  • Finnegan's Point (PDF 5.3 MB) is mile 4.8/ km 7.7 km from the Chilkoot Trailhead
  • Canyon City (PDF 5.5 MB) is at mile 7.5/km 12.1
  • Pleasant Camp (PDF 5.3 MB) is at mile 10.5/km 16.9
  • Sheep Camp (PDF 10.1 MB) is the last campground before Chilkoot Pass at mile 13/km 2.9

Did You Know?

Chilkoot Trail Unit sign showing the National Park Service arrowhead logo and an outline of people with loads climbing up a snowy pass

The Chilkoot Trail, in Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park, is 33 miles long and is shared with our neighbor, Parks Canada. Hikers cross the border at the top of the pass and enter British Columbia. The trail is considered to be the world's longest outdoor museum. More...