Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park

Overview

At Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park, there are many diverse activities to undertake. Visit the local museums, participate in a guided tour of the Skagway Historic District, explore nature on the local trails, tour the Dyea townsite with a Ranger, or hike the Chilkoot Trail. Remember to bring your camera to record the great views! With many Ranger led activities as well as primitive camping and hiking, Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park offers many options for the worldly traveler. Maybe you will strike gold!

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Seasonality / Weather

The Visitor Center is open daily early May - late September and the Park Administrative Offices are open year-round, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Directions

Driving: 

Skagway is situated at the northernmost point of the Inside Passage in southeast Alaska. Located just 96 air miles north of Juneau and 110 highway miles south of Whitehorse, Canada, Skagway can be reached by land, sea or air.

Flying: 

Wings of Alaska, Air Excursions LLC, and Temsco Helicopters offer year-round travel by air into Skagway.

Public Transport: 

The Skagway Municipal and Regional Transit SMART bus runs from the dock to town.