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

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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.

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Explore the Chilkoot Trail

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

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Ranger Programs

Join a ranger on one of our ranger guided tours and talks.

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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.

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Park Museums

Dive deeper into Klondike Gold Rush history with the four National Park Service museums in Skagway.

Last updated: April 30, 2018

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Mailing Address:

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

Skagway, AK 99840

Phone:

(907) 983-9200

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