• Artist rendering of Pioneer Square during Klondike Gold Rush

    Klondike Gold Rush - Seattle Unit

    National Historical Park Washington

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  • 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.

Fish of Puget Sound

The Puget Sound has an abundance fish species unfortunately many of these populations are in decline. To manage certain fisheries there are now various size limits and limited seasons.


Salmon and Trout: King,Chum, Pink, Coho, Cutthroat Trout, Dolly Varden

Groundfish: Halibut, Rockfish,Sablefish,Pacific Hake, Spotted Ratfish, Spiny Dogfish, Lingcod, Leopard Shark, Pacific Cod, Sturgeon, Flatfish

Small fish: Seaperch, Smelt

Did You Know?

Did You Know? Regrading Seattle

During the 60+ regrading projects in downtown Seattle, enough dirt was moved to completely fill one fourth of the Panama Canal.