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Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park

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Seward, AK 99664



Gold! Headlines read in 1897, starting the rush. Thousands, hoping to ease the woes of economic depression, sold farms, dropped businesses and boarded ships to follow their dreams north. They braved icy passes to reach the interior of Canada, only to find the gold claims staked by prospectors who preceded them. A few struck gold; many more returned home penniless, yet richer for the adventure.

Hours + Fees


Visitor Center & Museum

Open Daily early May - late September
8 AM - 6 PM

Mascot Saloon Exhibit

Open daily early May - late September
8 AM - 6 PM

Moore House Exhibit

Open daily early May-mid September
10 AM - 5 PM

Chilkoot Trail Center

Open daily June 1 - Labor Day weekend
8 AM - 5 PM

Dyea Campground

Open daily when free of snow, contact park to confirm intended dates of stay.

Park Administrative Offices

Open weekdays year round, except holidays
8 AM - 5 PM

Map + Directions

Basic Directions

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.

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