Everyone overnighting on the Chilkoot Trail, and day users on the Canadian portion of the Chilkoot Trail, require a Permit. Please adhere to Chilkoot Trail National Historic Site regulations at all times.
Crossing the Canadian/US border is not permitted.
Crossing the Canadian/US border is not permitted.If hiking the American side, please refer to the Klondike Gold Rush National Historic Park website for more information.
Be self-reliant as there is minimal emergency response within the national historic site. Conditions and Comments are based upon the most up-to-date information available at time of posting. Be aware that conditions can change quickly.
Chilkoot Trail National Historic Site of Canada, British Columbia
|Difficult||Chilkoot Trail, Canada: Chilkoot Pass to Happy Camp||Snow at higher elevations.||19-07-2022: Hard packed snow; Recommended for experienced hikers only; Route finding skills essential; Snow covered sections; Steep snow slopes and slippery sections at higher elevations; Trekking pole(s) recommended;|
|Difficult||Chilkoot Trail, Canada: Happy Camp to Deep Lake||Some snow patches.||19-07-2022: Route finding may be necessary;|
|Moderate||Chilkoot Trail, Canada: Deep Lake to Lindeman City||Good.||19-07-2022: Fire ban in effect;|
|Difficult||Chilkoot Trail, Canada: Lindeman City to Bare Loon Lake||Good.||22-07-2022: Fire ban in effect;|
|Moderate||Chilkoot Trail, Canada: Bare Loon Lake to Bennett||Good.||30-08-2022: Flooded sections; Fire ban in effect; Trail work in progress;|