- Early 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
- 30 people maximum, first-come first-served
ADVANCE TICKETS are free. Reserve tours on recreation.gov. 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 if 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, 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.
2:00, Everyday, Buffalo Soldiers of Skagway
Men of the 24th Infantry - an all African American unit - maintained law and order in frontier Skagway. They sparked controversy when they joined Alaska's first Young Men's Christian Association (Y.M.C.A.). Explore the Buffalo Soldiers' contributions to Skagway.