National Park Service

State of the Park Reports

State of the Park Report for
Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park

Chapter 2 - State of the Park

Smuggler's Cove at Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park Beaver Ponds of Chilkoot Trail<br />  Rain drops on a fern along the Chilkoot Trail<br />  George and Edna Rapuzzi in front of the Skagway Street Car<br />  Brown Bear in Dyea<br />  Train in the White Pass Unit approaching the White Pass Summit.

This online version of the State of the Park report, and the associated workshop summary report, provide additional detail and sources of information about the findings summarized in the report, including references, accounts on the origin and quality of the data, and the methods and analytical approaches used in data collection and the assessments of condition.

Resource condition assessments reported in this State of the Park report involve expert opinion and the professional judgment of park staff and subject matter experts involved in developing the report. This expert opinion and professional judgment derive from the in-depth knowledge and expertise of park and regional staff gained from their being involved in the day-to-day practice of all aspects of park stewardship and from the professional experience of the participating subject matter experts. This expert opinion and professional judgment utilized available factual information for the analyses and conclusions presented in this report. This State of the Park report was developed in a park-convened workshop.

The State of the Park is summarized into four categories:

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