Skagway Historic Park or Site
Explore Skagway’s fascinating history at its historic parks and sites, where you can step back in time to the Klondike Gold Rush era. Visit the Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park and other iconic sites that preserve the town’s rich past. Check out our points of interest for the best self-guided walking tour experience.
Historic Park or Site
Here is access to the Dyea townsite, Skagway’s neighboring town during the Klondike Gold Rush days. Around 8,000 people lived at Dyea. You’ll find remains of a wharf, foundations of some buildings and Slide Cemetery, which contains the graves of those killed in the Palm Sunday Avalanche, April 3, 1898.Visit independently, making the roughly 25-minute drive from Skagway. Or, join a guided tour with Rainbow Glacier Adventures. ...more
Housed in the circa 1898 White Pass & Yukon Route Railroad Depot, the historic Moore house and the Mascot Saloon. Collections consist of over 200,000 archaeology artifacts associated with the Klondike gold rush and 3,000 copies of historic photographs of the gold rush period. Library and 100-seat auditorium. Guided tours, interpretive programs, films and permanent exhibitions. Hours May-Sep: Daily 8am-6pm Admission No admission fee,… ...more