Headlines screamed "Gold!" The dream of a better life catapulted thousands of people to Alaska and the Yukon Territory. Their journey shaped them, and changed the people they encountered and the north forever. Today, the park remembers the trails, boomtowns, and stories of the Klondike Gold Rush. Read More
Retrace the Steps of the Last Grand Adventure- The Klondike Gold Rush
Can't make it to Skagway? Want to plan your visit? Now you can take virtual tours of several park buildings.
What was the Klondike Gold Rush?
Learn about the great human drama that was the mad dash to the far north known as the Klondike Gold Rush.
Skagway's Historic District
Over 20 gold rush boom town buildings are part of the park today. Explore the ones in Skagway's Historic District.
Buffalo Soldiers of Company L
Company L, a unit of black soldiers, spent 3 years serving their country in Southeast Alaska. Learn about their time taming the frontier.
Last updated: September 29, 2017