Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park

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National Parks
Name Type1 Location Year authorized Size
acres (hectares)
Description
Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 48,419 (19,603) Mountain and coast scenery.
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Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park:

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National Parks
Name Type1 Location Year authorized Size
acres (hectares)
Description
Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 48,419 (19,603) Mountain and coast scenery.
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Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park

Address:2nd St & Broadway
PO Box 517
Skagway, AK 99840

Phone:907-983-2921
Fax:907-983-9249
Web: www.nps.gov/klgo/
Size: 13,191 acres.
Established: Established on June 30, 1976.
Location:Skagway is reached by the South Klondike Hwy. and is 96 air miles north of Juneau and 110 miles south of Whitehorse, Yukon Territory. It is served by the Alaska Marine Highway (ferry) System from Juneau and by public bus from Whitehorse.
Facilities:Campground, picnic area, restaurant/snacks, visitor center (é), museum/exhibit, self-guided tour/trail.
Activities:Camping, hiking, fishing, hunting, horseback riding, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, ranger-guided tours.
Special Features:Historic buildings in Skagway and portions of Chilkoot and White Pass Trails, all prominent in the 1898 gold rush, are included in the park. Hiking the 33-mile Chilkoot Trail from near the Dyea townsite provides an opportunity to experience some of the challenges goldseekers faced.

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Aric, on the other hand, moved to Skagway, Alaska, to become the trails foreman at Klondike Gold Rush National Park.
They set up camps in the backcountry, just beyond the Klondike Gold Rush National Park and alongside the serene waterway of the historic gold rush settlement called Dyea.