Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park Visitor Center, Skagway

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There are three park units managed within Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park in Alaska- Skagway, Dyea /Chilkoot Trail, and White Pass.

Within the Skagway Historic District, 21 historic buildings can be found. The park headquarters complex is open year-round with museum exhibits. Other buildings are open to the public seasonally from May to September. The Chilkoot Trail Unit includes portions of the historic town of Dyea, NPS campground and 16.5 miles of the Chilkoot Trail. The White Pass Trail Unit is undeveloped and preserves portions of the historic White Pass Trail, Brackett Wagon Road and remnants of White Pass City.

The Chilkoot Trail Unit is managed in collaboration with Chilkoot Trail National Historic Site of Canada, which owns 16.5 miles of the historic trail.

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  • We got lots of attention from Ranger Jennifer, as we were the only people in the VC at the time, and learned a lot, even though we had been in the area over a day already. The NPS has done a great... 
    We got lots of attention from Ranger Jennifer, as we were the only people in the VC at the time, and learned a lot, even though we had been in the area over a day already. The NPS has done a great...  more »
  • We visited Skagway over the 4th of July this past week and stopped in to see visit the Klondike Gold Rush visitors center. The staff were extremely welcoming and ready to answer all our questions... 
    We visited Skagway over the 4th of July this past week and stopped in to see visit the Klondike Gold Rush visitors center. The staff were extremely welcoming and ready to answer all our questions...  more »
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  • I have visited the one in Seattle and had always wanted to see this one. The theater is closed but the museum more than makes up for the fact. They were slowly getting some exhibits ready for the season but the rangers were engaging and shared the knowledge they had. The visitor is but one place for the NHS and I recommend visiting the other places in town.
  • What a view! La vista tan hermosa! The cruise, the icy mountains, the greens, the soaring eagles. People are strolling, skating, biking, hiking, bbqing, toasting and getting their boats or camps ready.

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