• Artist rendering of Pioneer Square during Klondike Gold Rush

    Klondike Gold Rush - Seattle Unit

    National Historical Park Washington

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  • 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.

Management

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.

Did You Know?

Dance Hall

While the Yukon stampeders waited in Seattle for passage north a cottage industry of entertainment kept the town moving 24 hours a day.