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?
The Klondike Gold Rush has been described as "one of the weirdest and most useless movements in history. Over 70,000 people each wasted something like $1000 in a fruitless search for riches".