Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park Visitor Center, Skagway

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Visitor Center · Traveler Resource
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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  • This visitor center is very close to Skagway Centennial Statue. The center can help you understand more about the gold rush era from the presentations by the rangers and an informative movie. For me.....  more »
  • Traversed much of the trail and park via rail and the experience was spectacular. How the miners ever endured the tedious and dangerous trek over the Chilkoot trail is a story of unbridled courage...  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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