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

    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?

Univ. of Washington historic photo showing old street scene with mud streets and tightly packed businesses

At the height of the Klondike Gold Rush, 150 businesses were established in Dyea, Alaska including 48 Hotels and 2 Hospitals. By 1903, Dyea's population was a mere 3. A visit to Dyea today reveals a thriving forest growing over the ghosts of those buildings.