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.
Where in the world is the Klondike?
Geocaching is an interesting way to visit and explore many new locations. Sometimes these sites or geocaches may be too far away for you to physically visit. This geocache activity is available to both those who can and to those who can't visit the following sites.
To answer the questions for the various Klondike Gold Rush related sites in this search you will need to use the geographic coordinates to find the "cache" location. For those unable to visit these site in Alaska and the Yukon Territory you may use various Internet resources to find the locations and answer the questions. This includes using various mapping websites, websites associated with cities, parks and historical associations, and in some cases photographs posted at various web locations like Flickr and Panoramio.
Good luck !
Geocache Coordinates and Questions
Remember, you don't actually have to visit all these sites in-person. Answers can also be found using various Internet sources.
1. N 59.45551° W 135.31742°
2. N 59.49851° W 135.35605°
3. N 59.45456° W 135.31697°
4. N 59.51183° W 135.34617°
5. N 59.6144° W 135.3281°
6. N 59.6949° W 135.2329°
7. N 59.845° W 134.997°
8. N 60.66235° W 135.0291°
9. N 60.7135° W 135.0476°
10. N 62.3495° W 136.4332°
11. N 64.0618° W 139.4324°
12. N 62.0559° W& 139.4306°
13. N 62.0552° W 139.4318°
14. N 64.04052° W 139.29525°
15. N 64.4277° W 140.5337°
16. N 63.4799° W 162.0324° This small port would play a pivotal role as a major transportation hub for those traveling by ship to and from the Klondike Gold Rush. What is its name?
17. N 64.4986° W 165.3981°
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.