Retrace the Steps of the Last Grand Adventure- The Klondike Gold Rush

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

Black and white photo of people standing in a line on a snowy slope.

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.

Mountain pass with some snow and blue sky

Explore the Chilkoot Trail

Plan your hike through the "meanest 33 miles in history."

Busy street view with cruise ship at the end.

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.

Wintery scene in a town setting

Visiting in the Winter

Klondike Gold Rush doesn't close in the winter. Learn more about visiting the park October-April

Black and white photo of six men standing in front of three large halibut.

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.

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park
P.O. Box 517

Skagway, AK 99840

Phone:

(907) 983-9200
Hours: 8 am - 5 pm, Monday - Friday

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