• Artist rendering of Pioneer Square during Klondike Gold Rush

    Klondike Gold Rush - Seattle Unit

    National Historical Park Washington

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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.

Outdoor Activities

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.




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 offers several virtual geocaching searches. Our shortest involves search around Pioneer square while our most ambious includes sites located in national park units throughout Washington state. More...




Did You Know?

Dance Hall

While the Yukon stampeders waited in Seattle for passage north a cottage industry of entertainment kept the town moving 24 hours a day.