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White Pass & Yukon Route Railway

Gateway To The Yukon

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This narrow gauge railroad, built in 1898 to serve the Klondike Gold Rush, climbs through some of the North's most rugged terrain. The Summit Excursion is a three hour round trip that departs Skagway.

Experience breathtaking panorama of mountains, glaciers, waterfalls, tunnels, and many historic sites. There is also rail/bus service between Skagway and Whitehorse.

Location: PO Box 435, Skagway Alaska 99840 Telephone 907-983-2217 Toll Free: 800-343-7373 Fax 907-983-2734

Other Transportation nearby:
(Haines) Chilkat Cruises & Tours
(Haines) Haines Airport
(Haines) Haines Seaplane Base
(Haines) L.A.B. Flying Service
(Skagway) Skagway Airport
(Skagway) Skagway Seaplane Base

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12/06 Coming to The Skagway area
Alaska Folk Festival Juneau AK April8-14 FREE! There is no admission charge to any concert, dance, workshop or other event. AFF encourages and supports non-professional musicians as well as professionals.
Southeast Alaska State Fair Haines AK July25-28 This annual fair is held at the fairgrounds in Haines in mid-August and grew out of a strawberry festival. It features agriculture, home arts, fine arts and crafts. The highlight is the Bald Eagle Music Festival. Pig racing for cookies is a featured attraction, along with a logging contest, art demonstrations, exhibits of flowers, livestock, baked goods, quilting, and woodworking. A horse show, parade and other events round out the attractions.
Alaska Bald Eagle Festival Haines AK November11-17 This festival celebrates the world's largest gathering of bald eagles in the Chilkat Valley near Haines at a time when the eagles are feeding on a late run of coho and chum salmon. The eagles congregate along the Chilkat River and can easily be viewed from many pullouts on the Haines Highway in the Bald Eagle Preserve. The festival includes the release of wild rehabilitated eagles, live bird presentations, art exhibits, naturalist-guided tours, photographic workshops, seminars on birding and natural history topics, exhibits, and keynote speakers.