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S.S. Klondike National Historic Site of Canada

Site Management


© Parks Canada / Fritz Mueller

The SS Klondike National Historic Site of Canada is among the family of National Historic Sites administered by Parks Canada that commemorate nationally significant places, persons and events. The SS Klondike was designated a National Historic Site because of its association with the inland water transportation system connecting the Yukon to the world.

Parks Canada's primary responsibilities in the management of National Historic Sites are:

  • protecting the resources that symbolize a Site's importance,
  • communicating the reasons for a Site's national significance.

National Historic Sites are managed according to the principles outlined in Parks Canada's Cultural Resource Management Policy.

Site management practices and initiatives specific to the SS Klondike are further guided by: 

In an effort to make this information available to you in a timely manner, these are currently available in PDF format. Should you require an alternate format or a hard copy please contact us by e-mailing: Whitehorse.info@pc.gc.ca


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