Between King Solomon’s Dome and the Klondike river you will find Bonanza creek. This small 32 kilometer creek was the center of the Klondike Gold Rush in the early 20th century. The Gold Rush attracted tens of thousands of prospectors to the creek and was heavily developed during the early 20th century but was largely abandoned in the 1950s.

Today two National Historic Sites of Canada are designated along the creek: The Discovery Claim (Claim 37903) which marked the beginning of the development of the Yukon, and “Dredge No. 4,” which symbolizes the importance of dredging operations to the evolution of gold mining in the Klondike.

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