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?
These "buttes" are the remnants of some of Seattle's steep hills, leveled during major regrading from about the time of the gold rush until the 1930's.