• Artist rendering of Pioneer Square during Klondike Gold Rush

    Klondike Gold Rush - Seattle Unit

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  • 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.

Photos & Multimedia

Step back into the Klondike Gold Rush through photographs and descriptions of those who participated. More

Not sure how you pan for gold? How did a prospector in 1898 remove 40 feet of permafrost to reach a bedrock paystreak? What does gold look like?

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Did You Know?

Crowd at seattle docks

Over 5000 people greeted the Steamer Portland upon her first arrival in Seattle with 68 miners from the Klondike.