Visitor Center Closing at 1 pm
Thursday Sept 4, 2014 the park visitor center will close at 1:00 pm.
Area disruptions Sept 3 and Sept 4
Both local area streets, and walkways will be affected Sept 3 - Sept 4 by the NFL Gameday Village and Seattle Seahawks home opener. Street parking may be extremely limited and in area private lots will have higher than normal special event prices.
Pioneer Historic District Walking Tour - up to 90 mins
This leisure-paced walk covers approximately half a mile of sidewalks throughout the Pioneer Square Historic District. This ranger led program covers a variety of topics about Seattle's history and local architecture. This free activity requires no reservations, recommended for ages 12 and above and is limited to 25 individuals. This tour is unavailable to commercial groups. Only offered Thurs - Fri - Sat - Sun starting June 15 through Sept 1, 2014.
Also, we offer free guides for the Trail to Treasure walk. This self-guided walk, which can be done at your own pace, covers sites located throughout Pioneer Square Historic District.
If you're just getting started in geocaching or an old pro at finding geocaches, here's an opportunity to participate in this growing sport.
Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park currently offers a single virtual geocaching activity. It should only take 45 minutes and involves search around Pioneer Square Historic District. More...
Did You Know?
Early Seattlites used street cars to get around town. Today they are making a comeback.