White Pass Summit Excursion

White Pass RailroadSkagway, Alaska’s Scenic Railway of the World! Narrow Gauge Railroad! Historic Landmark! Klondike Gold Rush!

Come discover your personal gold rush, north of Juneau, with the White Pass & Yukon Route Railway as it steams through its second century of history. Skagway's WP&YR is the "Scenic Railway of the World." Built in 1898 during the Klondike Gold Rush, this narrow gauge railroad is an International Historic Civil Engineering Landmark. Experience the breathtaking panorama of spectacular scenery and historic sites from the comfort of vintage parlor cars.

View spectacular panoramas of the Sawtooth Mountains and the Lynn Canal, travel past rushing torrents, cascading waterfalls and up craggy mountainsides. It's a trip through history that you'll never forget!

This three hour, forty mile round trip climbs from tidewater at Skagway to the summit of the White Pass - a 2,865 foot elevation! The fully narrated tour features two tunnels, sky-high trestles, cascading waterfalls, historic sites and spectacular scenery! You’ll ride in comfortable restored and replica coaches pulled by vintage diesel locomotives. Experience this unique railroad that symbolizes accomplishment in adventure and pioneering – of triumph over challenge.
The train is wheelchair accessible; restrooms are located on each train car; beverages and snacks are available.

Further Options


Travel 6 miles beyond the White Pass Summit to Fraser Meadows
52 mile roundtrip, 4 hours May 19 - September 9
SATURDAYS and SUNDAYS ONLY: 12:00 p.m. noon departure

Check Pricing & Request Reservation: WPR-1 or WPR-2