Stewardship and management

Chilkoot Trail National Historic Site

Commemorative Integrity Statement

Commemorative integrity is used to describe the health or wholeness of a national historic site.

Management plan 2010

Read the Chilkoot Trail National Historic Site Management Plan 2010.

Winter Recreation Strategy

The Winter Recreation Strategy aims to fulfill Parks Canada's mandated obligations while addressing the needs and interests of various winter users

Commercial film and photography application guidelines

Commercial film and photography application guidelines for Parks Canada sites in the Yukon Field Unit

Contact us

Contact information for Chilkoot Trail National Historic Site.

The Chilkoot Trail was designated a national historic site because of the role it played in the mass movement of people to the Yukon during the Klondike Gold Rush. It protects the historic gateway to the Yukon once trod by Tlingit First Nation traders and Klondike Gold Rush prospectors. The Chilkoot Trail is a component of the Klondike Gold Rush International Historical Park, which includes sites from Seattle to Dawson City.

Cultural Resource Management

As a National Historic Site of Canada the Chilkoot Trail is managed according to the principles outlined in Parks Canada's Cultural Resource Management Policy.

Management Plan

Site management practices and initiatives specific to the Chilkoot Trail are further guided by the following:

Visitor Use Management

Visitor use of the site is managed by operational policies and procedures that aim to ensure a quality experience which respects the heritage values of the site.



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