- The discovery of gold in Canada's Yukon brought thousands of gold hungry
Copyright: - US National Park Service
Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park
stampeders to Skagway and Dyea, Alaska. The White Pass Trail from
Skagway and the Chilkoot Trail from Dyea were the most popular overland
routes to the gold fields. Today the park has a visitor center in Skagway and
administers the Chilkoot Trail and White Pass Trail units.
Recreation - A variety of recreation opportunities are available for visitors at this historic site. Regularly scheduled ranger-guided tours and ranger slide presentations are available seasonally. In addition camping, fishing, hiking, hunting, picnicking, wildlife viewing and various winter sports are available for the enjoyment of all visitors.
Climate - Summers are generally cool and dry in Scagway and it is often windy. Jackets and layers are recommended for all visitors. Skagway is usually rainy in September.
This site lies in Scagway, Alaska, on the southeastern coast of the state. It is accessible by car, plane, bus, ship or ferry.