• Artist rendering of Pioneer Square during Klondike Gold Rush

    Klondike Gold Rush - Seattle Unit

    National Historical Park Washington

Plan Your Visit

Cadillac Hotel

Klondike Gold Rush Visitor Center formerly the historic Cadillac Hotel

NPS photo

Welcome to Seattle Unit of the Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park

The park consist of a single building in Seattle. Located in the Pioneer Square Historical District the visitor center has both exhibits and displays.

You can also find brochures and other information about surrounding national park sites located throughout western Washington. During the summer months there are free Ranger-Guilded talks and demonstrations. The visitor center can easily access by various public transportation systems.

The Park also offers a variety of Education Programs.


Mining the Details of Planning Your Visit

In Basic Information, learn some important facts about traveling to Seattle.here.

In Directions, learn where Seattle is in relation to major airports, train depots and light rail station, and get suggestions on how to travel here once you're in Seattle.

In Fees &Passes, find out what park fees you should expect during your visit.

In Things To Do, explore the myriad activities that are possible in the Seattle area.

Glance at the park calendar to learn about upcoming ranger programs, special events, and other visitor activities. You can also connect to the park and get help planning your visit via our social media sitesincluding Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and more.


Other sites of the Klondike Gold Rush International Historical Park

Klondike Gold Rush NHP - Skagway, AK Visitor Center

Klondike Gold Rush NHP visitor center and in Skagway, AK

Tim Karle photo

Located at the northern end of the Inside Passage the towns of Dyea and Skagway became ports for stampeders headed over the Chilkoot or White Passes. For more information about these Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park sites

Gold Rush Cemetary at Parks Canada site Linderman City, BC

Cemetery at Parks Canada site along the Chilkoot Trail in Linderman City, BC

Parks Canada photo

The Canadian part of the Klondike Gold Rush International Historical Park includes the Chilkoot Trail National Historic Site, Dawson Historical Complex National Historic Site, and the Thirty Mile Heritage River.

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