Skagway Walking Tours

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Get a sneak peak of ranger-led walking tours through Skagway's Historic District


Stroll back to 1898! Mountains rise on all sides. Vibrant false-front buildings line Skagway's National Historic District. The streets bustle with visitors retracing this route of the Klondike Gold Rush. Rangers bring it all to life in these fun tours of the Skagway Historic District.

  • Mid May to late September
  • Weekdays at 9 am, 10 am, 11 am, 2 pm and 3 pm
  • Weekends at 10 am and 2 pm
  • Tours last 45 minutes
  • Tours travel 4 blocks
  • Meet at the park service visitor center at 2nd Avenue and Broadway
  • Wheelchair and stroller accessible, service animals welcome
  • 20 people maximum, first-come first-served

SAME-DAY TICKETS are free at the visitor center. Rangers give out tickets on the day of the tour on a first-come, first-served basis.

ADVANCE TICKETS are free. Reserve tours on In June, July, and August it is common for tours to fill up before 10 am. Reserve online to get a tour that works best for your day. Visitors must pick up tickets at the visitor center even when reserved online.

9:00, 11:00, 3:00, Monday-Friday, Gold Rush 101
Rangers reveal characters and stories of Skagway's early days in this introduction to Skagway. Explore the heart of the National Historic District with 2-3 stops outside colorful, gold rush buildings. All tours end at the Moore Homestead Museum for a free look inside a restored frontier family home.

10:00, 2:00, Everyday, Untold Stories
See Skagway through a different set of eyes. This tour delves into specific topics like women's history, Alaska Native people, or immigration. Program may include "PG-13" or adult themes such as prostitution, colonization, or discrimination. The exact topic will be determined the morning of the tour by the ranger giving it.


Ranger guided tour

Explore the National Historical District of Skagway, Alaska with a park ranger.  Tour topics vary based on tour but may include women of Skagway, Buffalo Soldiers in Alaska, and more!

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Last updated: September 25, 2020

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Mailing Address:

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

Skagway, AK 99840


(907) 983-9200

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