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Gold Rush Cemetery, Skagway

#12 of 45 in Historic Sites in Alaska
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  • This is a wonderful very old cemetery from the Gold Rush days that has so much history of the Skagway residents who lived such a short life.  more »
  • Short review, but if you make it here (by bus or walk) - you'll also likely be here to travel a couple hundred yards more up the hill to see the more dramatic Lower Reid falls. That said, walking...  more »
  • Great to visit if the weather is nice. You can take the city bus most of the way, then it's about a 1.2mile round trip from there to cemetery. Make sure to visit the waterfall too, it's huge and quite beautiful. There are lots of benches as well as drop toilets.
  • If you like old cemeteries, don't miss this one. Gold Rush Cemetery tells of early settlers of Skagway and those who pursued the gold rush. A hidden gem is Reid Falls, just a short hike from the cemetery. This was a highlight for us.

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