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Chilkoot Trail National Historic Site of Canada


© Richard Goldsmith
© Richard Goldsmith

Hike through a rugged corridor in the shadow of the Coast Mountains. Discover where human will and a powerful landscape battled for supremacy during the Klondike Gold Rush. Hop an historic train to Bennett, once a thriving tent city. Swap stories with other adventurers at historic campgrounds where Gold Rush stampeders pitched tents while ferrying their outfits over the trail. Move through dramatic transformations in the wild Northern landscape.

Featured Activities

© Parks Canada / Christine Aikens
Hike the Legendary Chilkoot Trail

Snare lifelong bragging rights on a challenging multi-day hike from the ocean shore in Alaska through a glacier-sculpted mountain corridor to Bennett Lake, B.C. -- once a bustling gold rush boom town.
Skookum Jim House
Visit us at the Carcross Commons, a contemporary First Nations commercial village and explore the history of the Klondike Gold Rush, Yukon sternwheelers and the vibrant living culture of the Carcross Tagish people.
© Parks Canada / Fritz Mueller
Bennett Camping Adventure

Answer “the call of the wild” riding the White Pass & Yukon Route railway into Bennett Lake campground for hiking, and family fun steeped in the riveting history of the Klondike Gold Rush.

Other Activities

Day Running
Fall Hiking
Winter Recreation

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