Places To Go

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Visitor Center

Start your visit with a stop at the park's visitor center. Learn about park programs, tours, and film.

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Skagway's Historic District

Learn about the gold rush boom town buildings that are part of the park today.

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Park Museums

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

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Discover Dyea, Alaska

Where nature meets history. During the gold rush Dyea was a boom town, today it is a lush natural area.

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The Chilkoot Trail Center

The information center for the Chilkoot Trail. Stop by to get your trail permit, see a bear awareness video, and get your trail orientation.

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Hike the Modern Chilkoot Trail

Described as the world's longest museum, the Chilkoot Trail spans 33 miles, an international border, and is hiked by thousands each year.

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Kids & Youth

Earn your Junior Ranger badge, visit the Junior Ranger Activity Center, or learn the best ways to explore the park as a family.

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With trails ranging from 1 to 7 miles, Skagway has hikes for any fitness level. See waterfalls, lakes, and sweeping vistas of the fjord.

Last updated: November 6, 2019

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Contact Info

Mailing Address:

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

Skagway, AK 99840


907 983-9200

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