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.
Summer Program Schedule
June 15, 2014 - September 1, 2014
The following details the summer schedule for programs and activities at Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park. The summer schedule begins June 15, 2014 and runs through through Labor Day. Some programs or activities may be canceled due to facility availability or staffing.
Gold Panning and Mining Techniques (20 - 30 minutes long) is a ranger demonstration given twice a day at 10 AM and 3 PM. It explores some of the various types of gold extraction employed during the Klondike Gold Rush.
Trail to Treasure (1-2 hour long) is an area walk that start from the visitor center at 2 pm and visit sites throughout the Pioneer Square Historical District. (Friday, Saturday, and Sunday only)
All programs are free, first come first served, reservations are not needed, but due to space and staffing Gold Panning Demonstrations are limited to 25 people and Trail to Treasure walking tours are limited to the first 20 participants.
Did You Know?
Steam powered equipment was used during the latter stages of the Seattle regrade projects.