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.
Impacts of Mining
What are the impacts of mining? To study that one needs to know first what was mined. Most of the Klondike Gold Rush deposits were placer deposits essentially, gold recovered from gravel.
What other metals were the Klondike miners likely to find?
Did You Know?
Over 5000 people greeted the Steamer Portland upon her first arrival in Seattle with 68 miners from the Klondike.