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.
Weather Statistics of Seattle
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Often confused with the wetter coastal Northwest climate, Seattle's annual precipitation ranges from 30 to 36 inches. Most of this falls from mid-September till June often as light to moderate showers.
Seattle average temperatures measured at sea level:
Snoqualmie Pass, at 3000' ASL 15 miles east of downtown Seattle:
Port Angeles, at sea level 50 miles west of downtown Seattle:
Did You Know?
The Klondike Gold Rush has been described as "one of the weirdest and most useless movements in history. Over 70,000 people each wasted something like $1000 in a fruitless search for riches".