• Stampeders Hiking the Golden Stair case with heavy packs

    Klondike Gold Rush

    National Historical Park Alaska

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black and white bear and raven logo of the Alaska Geographic Association

raven/bear logo of the Alaska Geographic Association

Alaska Geographic Association

The Alaska Geographic Association is dedicated to an informed public caring for Alaska's natural and cultural heritage. The organization works in cooperation with land management agencies and other educational organizations throughout Alaska.

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Did You Know?

Historic photo of horse mired in mud and snow

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