• Artist rendering of Pioneer Square during Klondike Gold Rush

    Klondike Gold Rush - Seattle Unit

    National Historical Park Washington

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?

Did You Know? 1 in every 10 Klondike Stampeders was a woman

Of the over 70,000 stampeders headed for the gold fields during the Klondike Gold Rush, 1 in every 10 was a woman.