Alerts & Conditions

The National Park Service is working service-wide with federal, state, and local public health authorities to closely monitor the COVID-19 pandemic. Based on guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and state and local public health authorities, access to Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park - Seattle Unit is as follows:

Open: Friday, Saturday & Sunday, 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Closed: Monday through Thursday

The visitor center and museum are open to one-way traffic only. Exhibits are touch-free. The gift shop, auditorium and public restrooms are currently closed.

While the listed areas are accessible for visitors to enjoy, a return to full operations will continue to be phased, and services may be limited. When recreating, please follow local area health orders COVID19 Museums Guidance.pdf ( and recreate responsibly by keeping social distance, wearing a face covering when social distance cannot be maintained, avoiding high risk activities, and staying home if you feel sick. As per Washington state Healthy Washington guidelines, building capacity is currently limited to 25%.

The CDC has offered guidance to help people recreating in parks and open spaces prevent the spread of infectious diseases. We will continue to monitor all park functions to ensure that visitors adhere to CDC guidance for mitigating risks associated with the transmission of COVID-19 and take any additional steps necessary to protect public health.


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Last updated: February 25, 2021

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319 Second Ave S.
Seattle, WA 98104


(206) 220-4240

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