Trail to Treasure
The Trail to Treasure brings to life a collection of stories about Seattle's Pioneer Square Historic District. By following thewalking route, indicated on a free map available at several locations throughout the district, including the Klondike Gold Rush National Park, visitors can explore at their leisure the history of the city's oldest neighborhood .
Although the Trail to Treasure map designates specific starting and ending points, visitors may choose to pick up the trail at any of the featured stops.
The Trail to Treasure concept, a project of The Alliance for Pioneer Square, and funded by the Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park, National Park Service Rivers, Trails & Conservation Assistance Program, 4Culture, The City of Seattle Department of Neighborhoods, Bill Spiedel's Underground Tour, The Waterlines Project, MOHAI, The Portico Group, Collins Woerman, members of the Trail to Treasure Advisory Board, and stakeholders of Pioneer Square.
Currently the partnership is collecting comments, till Aug 23, 2012, on the draft designs for the first five wayside exhibits. To learn more about future implementation ideas, please refer to the master plan at http://www.trail2treasure.org
Did You Know?
Seattle's success as the main outfitting port for Klondike stampeders was due to the marketing campaign led by Erastus Brainerd.