Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park is mostly located in the town of Skagway, Alaska. Dial 911 for emergencies in town. Skagway has a medical clinic, but there are no doctors on staff. The nearest hospital is a mediflight to Juneau 90 miles south.
The most common hazard in Skagway is slips, trips, and falls. The wooden boardwalks of Skagway's National Historic District are uneven and slick when wet. Please be aware as you traverse on, off, and along the boardwalks.
Resources to help plan a safe visit:
- Alerts & current conditions: for the latest conditions information, long-term closures, or park alerts.
- Skagway weather: general information about the climate and current weather conditions