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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  • Here in Skagway you involuntarily come across the traces of the gold rush again and again. The historic houses alone belong to this time, although today only restaurants, cafes and souvenir shops are represented in it. Overall, however, the overall scenery is definitely very worth seeing.
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  • Took a coach trip up the mountain and our driver gave us so much information of what life was like for the gold miners. The views were lovely. Once at the top we transfered to the train to make the tr...  more »
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  • Friendly informative staff. Interesting things to read throughout. Ladies bathroom had a lengthy line, smelled of urine and were tight corridors. There are four stalls though and in an emergency it served its purpose.
  • Any time you can visit a NPS facility, you should. This one is no exception. Excellent and best thing I've seen of the Klondike gold rush

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