• Artist rendering of Pioneer Square during Klondike Gold Rush

    Klondike Gold Rush - Seattle Unit

    National Historical Park Washington

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  • 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.

Other Resources



SCAVENGER HUNTS for FIELD TRIPS


For groups visiting our site in Seattle these scavenger hunts have been developed by instructors as an additional activity for their students. Scavenger hunt have been developed for 2nd - 6th grades.


 

 
TAMING A RIVER


An interactive ranger-led program that takes students through history and across borders to examine what impacts and defines a watershed
 




 


SEATTLE'S STAKE IN THE KLONDIKE GOLD RUSH


This integrated curriculum-based group of 19 lesson plans were developed by instructors for 3rd-6th grades.
 

 



RESOURCE GUIDE to the LAST GRAND ADVENTURE


This 27 page document includes basic historical information about the Klondike Gold Rush in Seattle, Alaska, and Canada.

 

 


HARD DRIVE TO THE KLONDIKE:

An in-depth historic resource study guide prepared for the National Park Service about the Klondike Gold Rush and its effect on locations throughout the United States and Canada. Includes supplemental pictures, artwork, maps, and charts

Did You Know?

Steam powered train and power shovel used during Seattle regrade projects

Steam powered equipment was used during the latter stages of the Seattle regrade projects.