• Artist rendering of Pioneer Square during Klondike Gold Rush

    Klondike Gold Rush - Seattle Unit

    National Historical Park Washington

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  • 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.

Volunteer

Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park is looking for individuals who would like to share their knowledge of Seattle with students. Volunteers work alongside our staff providing in-depth educational programming about Klondike Gold Rush history, Washington State, and Seattle history. Still interested in volunteering for the National Park Service, but not keen about talking in public? A variety of positions exist for individuals to develop educational programming, materials, and program logistics.
School programs are presented both here at the park and in various schools around the greater Seattle area.

For more information regarding Klondike Gold Rush - Seattle Unit National Historical Park volunteer program, please call Spirit Trickey at 206 220-4240 or email .

Did You Know?

ranger panning for gold

During the summer months, rangers give demonstrations about gold panning at 10:00 am and 3:00 pm.