Visitor Center Closing at 1 pm
Thursday Sept 4, 2014 the park visitor center will close at 1:00 pm.
Area disruptions Sept 3 and Sept 4
Both local area streets, and walkways will be affected Sept 3 - Sept 4 by the NFL Gameday Village and Seattle Seahawks home opener. Street parking may be extremely limited and in area private lots will have higher than normal special event prices.
Join the Journey
A ranger facilitated classroom visit for grades 5-8. During the visit rangers will introduce the national park system and the Klondike Gold Rush. A short hands-on classroom activity looks at the environmental impacts of placer mining techniques commonly used by Klondike miners.
For younger students is offer on a limited basis any presently only offered here at the park visitor center by reservation only. A puppet show for ages 3 - 7, is about Buck, an Alaskan husky. Based in part on Jack London's book, Call of the Wild.
Arrangements for this presentation must be made, prior to your visit.
Did You Know?
Many stampeders thought the Klondike Gold Fields were located in Alaska. Actually the gold placer deposits were in the Yukon Territory, in Canada.