Hiking The Klondike Gold Rush National Park

The 4th most popular hiking trail in Alaska.

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In Klondike Gold Rush National Park, the Chilcoot Trail is a famous bear and misquito infested route from Dyea (near Skagway) to Lake Bennet (Yukon). It is a 33 mile one-way trek over Chilkoot Pass through stunning wilderness. The route is limited via permits to 50 hikers a day.

Overall, Klondike Gold Rush National Park is the 4th most popular hiking trail of all 54 hikes in Alaska.


Local Contact(s):  KGRNP (907) 983-2921; Alaska Tourism (907) 465-2010

Recommended Book:  "Alaska Hiking Adventures" from Dean Littlepage

Best Season:  August

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

Reference Source:  click here http://www.nps.gov/klgo/

Date Published:  5/18/2016

Date Updated:  8/9/2016

ID:  9130


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