- Our list of the best things to do in Skagway, Alaska, features the top 55 nearby activities — including 45 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Skagway, AK has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Tours, Water Activities, Outdoor Places, and Adventures.
- The results below include the top 33 things to do within the city of Skagway, AK , followed by 23 popular activities in nearby cities, including Haines
In 1897, the Klondike gold rush began with people moving north in search of gold. At the Klondike Gold Rush National Historic Park visitors can attend park ranger led programs, visit the Gold Rush Museum, a 1910 saloon museum, take numerous hikes, and camp.
Skagway Van Tours Private Tours is a private van tour company that can accommodate up to 14 passengers per trip. The company offers a tour of the Yukon Valley that include views of Tutshi Lake and Tagish Lake.
Led by professional mountain guides, Klondike Rock Climbing & Rappelling Adventure provides guests with the opportunity to explore the scenic local area. Visitors are led on a guided trip that includes driving, hiking, and climbing through the mountainous outdoor area.
The hiking trail of Upper Dewey Lake is highly strenuous and required a full day of hiking for the roundtrip even though it is only six miles in total distance. Camping near the lake and Dewey Creek is allowed though for those who need rest.
Fat Salmon Charters operates fishing excursions underneath the glacial peaks which surround the city of Skagway. The fishing grounds are only a five minute ride from the small harbor itself, and they offer four species of salmon in the 1000-foot depths.
Enjoy the fresh air, stunning views, and native wildlife that inhabit the lands along Lower Dewey Lake Hiking Trail. This moderate-level hike winds 2.5 miles around the lake through pine forests and up into alpines as the trail ascends.
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Seventh Ave. and Spring Street, Skagway, AK 99840 MoreLess Info
Discover the rich history and culture of the Yukon Territory with your visit to Skagway Museum and Archives. See the extensive Gold Rush era artifacts collection, and Alaskan Native collection of baskets, beadwork, and carvings.