Closed May 1
Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park will be closing early May 1, 2014. The visitor center will be closed from 12:30 pm - 5:00 pm and will not be opened for First Thursday evening activities.
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?
Early Seattlites used street cars to get around town. Today they are making a comeback.