Welcome to the Park

The Seattle unit of the Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park preserves the story of the stampede to the Yukon gold fields and Seattle's crucial role in this event. The headlines of a Seattle newspaper on July 17, 1897, Gold! Gold! Gold! Gold! ignited dreams of easy riches in the minds of thousands as word of a rich gold strike in northwestern Canada. A dream that would prove all but dream.

Ranger welcoming visitors to the park

What's there to do? Plenty!

You set the pace for your Klondike experience in Seattle.

various park staff, including a ranger, stand smiling towards the viewer

Upcoming Events

The Park Service is celebrating its centennial all year, and there are so many ways to participate in the our national stories locally.

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

319 Second Ave S.
Seattle, WA 98104


(206) 220-4240
Between hours of 10:00 am and 4:45 pm PST the phone is answered by the Visitor Center front desk staff. All other times a message can be left for a call back.

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