• 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

The visitor center, in Seattle, is located on the northwest corner of Jackson Street and Second Avenue South. Currently it is open daily from 9:00 AM till 5:00 PM.

The park is closed every year for Christmas day, Thanksgiving Day, and New Year's Day.
Current Park Programs

(Daily program schedule)

Special Events and Temporary Exhibits
(First Thursday, Weekend Events, In-house Exhibits)

Indoor Activities
(Movies, Gold Panning Demonstration, Junior Ranger)

Outdoor Activities
(Geocache Hunts, Walking Tour)

Adjacent Area Attractions
(Police Museum, Last Outpost Fire Museum, Milepost 31)

Nearby National Park Units and Associated Sites

Genealogical and Subject Resources

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Other park sites of the Klondike Gold Rush International Historical Park

Skagway NPS Visitor Center and Museum

NPS Visitor Center and museum in Skagway

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

Cemetary at Linderman City

Cemetery at Linderman City

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.


Did You Know?

klondike solar panels

On top of the Klondike Gold Rush visitor center in downtown Seattle a 3KW solar panel array generate electricity