Basic map of Alaska showing cities and towns in the state.

Maps can be very useful tools for exploring the history of the gold rush. They can show us locations and movement, modern and historic. They can help us spatially understand some of the distances traveled by those looking for gold.

Maps showing movement of people

Maps comparing modern places to historic towns

Map of Alaska and western North America showing three routes to Whitehorse, Yukon Territory, Alaska.

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Routes to the Klondike

Discover gold with the Klondike Kings

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Map showing the White Pass Trail, Chilkoot Trail, and White Pass & Yukon Route railroad all crossing the United States - Canada border.

Routes out of Skagway and Dyea

Hike over the pass with the Chilkoot Trail

Learn some of the history of the White Pass Trail

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Map of Skagway showing historic buildings and park owned buildings.

Skagway Historic District

Plan a visit to Skagway

Learn about historic town buildings

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Two maps showing the location of the Dyea townsite (left map) and townsite trails relative to the river (right map).

Dyea, Alaska

Read or watch a video about the history of Dyea

Take a ranger-guided tour of Dyea

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Map of historic Seattle with buildings color-coded by type of use.

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Historic 1898 Seattle

In 1897-1898 Seattle was the jumping off location for many people headed north in the Klondike Gold Rush.

Learn more about Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park in Seattle

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Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

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

Skagway, AK 99840


(907) 983-9200

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