The town of Skagway
sprang up almost overnight in 1897 with 20,000 residents.
The number of permanent residents in Skagway today is around 800.
The oldest structure in Skagway is Moore's Cabin, built in 1888.
Annual rainfall in Skagway in 26 inches and 39 inches of snow.
summer temp: 45-67 degrees F.
you would like to know
The best way to explore Skagway is on foot. Most visitors find there's plenty of fun and excitement to be had just by strolling down Broadway. We found the town to be very charming and had a lot of fun walking about.
We also found a beautiful little park with a lovely creek.