Plan Your Visit

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Open year round, roughly 65,000 visitors find their way to Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park each year. Most are surprised to find out that the Klondike Gold Rush isn't an Alaskan gold rush, but a story about 70,000 individuals headed to the Yukon Territory in Canada. Whether you see a park film, check out a special exhibit, or explore the other interactive exhibits in the visitor center you will probably come away with a sense of wonderment and amazement that this event would have a lasting impact on the individuals that went the the communities along the route to the gold fields.

Dig into the Details of Planning Your Visit

  • In Basic Information, learn some important facts about traveling to this beautiful and special part of the world.
  • In Directions, learn where the Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park is in Seattle, and get suggestions on how to travel here once you're in the city.
  • Explore the myriad of other exciting historical sites in the Pioneer Square Historical District with a walking tour or check out other things to do.
  • Find out more about a visit to Seattle or National Park Sites in Washington with nearby attractions.
  • Use the park calendar to learn about upcoming ranger programs, special events, and other visitor activities.
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Visitor Center

Get answers to questions, sign-up for ranger programs, see special exhibits, or earn your Junior Ranger badge, all at the visitor center!


Last updated: December 31, 2019

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Mailing Address:

319 Second Ave S.
Seattle, WA 98104


206 220-4240

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