Rebuilt from Ashes, a Gateway to Adventure

After surviving a devastating fire and an economic depression, Seattle flourished with the Klondike Gold Rush. As a key port city, merchants supplied would-be Klondike Kings and Queens on their way to Alaska. This cemented Seattle as an anchor of the Pacific Northwest. Today the park is your gateway to learn about the gold rush, explore Seattle area parks, and be involved with the local community. Read More

A ranger holds a door open for people

What's there to do? Plenty!

You set the pace for your Klondike experience in Seattle

Rangers within a visitor center

Hours of Operation

Operating hours and seasons for popular places to find a ranger in the city.

colorful painting of mountains with a lake and rocky foreground

See what's new in the Kerr Room

Explore rotating exhibits that feature art, history, culture and more. Check out the what's in the Kerr Room now!

Ranger listening to a seashell that a young girl is holding up.

NPS in Seattle

The National Park Service is involved in the greater Seattle area beyond our visitor center walls.

Last updated: April 2, 2020

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

319 Second Ave S.
Seattle, WA 98104


(206) 220-4240

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