• Artist rendering of Pioneer Square during Klondike Gold Rush

    Klondike Gold Rush - Seattle Unit

    National Historical Park Washington


It is important that the National Park Service not only protect sites for their natural resources, but also sites that provide opportunities to understand the various stories about notable people, events, and culture that shaped this country. Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park, created in 1976, is unique in that the Klondike Gold Rush was important for several distinct locations.


Trail to Treasure partnership

The Trail to Treasure will be a premiere experience that fosters a sense of community, commemorates heritage, and enriches the lives of residents and visitors to Seattle's historic Pioneer Square neighborhood. The trail will provide a diverse range of activities and opportunities that allow people to embrace, learn, and care for the region's natural environment and cultural history.

Trail to Treasure Draft Wayside Designs 6.25 Mbs

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.