Parks Canada has resumed winter use at Chilkoot Trail National Historic Site under normal levels of winter service and operations.

Start the trek in Dyea, Alaska and hike 53 km (33 mi) north to Bennett, British Columbia along the historic trail. A quota of 50 hikers a day are granted entrance to Canada over the Chilkoot Pass.  Or take the train into Bennett from Skagway, Alaska or Carcross, Yukon to camp. Permits are required and reservations are recommended.

Getting here

By air
Fly to Whitehorse, Yukon then bus or drive to Carcross or Skagway. Or fly to Juneau, Alaska and take a ferry or commuter flight to Skagway.

By sea
Take the Alaska Marine Highway ferry to Skagway.

By land
Drive the Alaska Highway to Whitehorse then head south on the South Klondike Highway to Carcross or Skagway.

Details on getting here


Chilkoot Trail Trip Permit
Adult: $62.05
Youth: $30.98

Bennett Camping Permit
Per person per night: $10.02

Canadian Day Permit
Per person: $10.02

Detailed fees list

Facilities and services

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