A Gateway to a Remarkable Adventure

Seattle flourished during and after the Klondike Gold Rush. Merchants supplied people from around the world passing through this port city on their way to a remarkable adventure in Alaska. Today, the park is your gateway to learn about the Klondike Gold Rush, explore the area's public lands, and engage 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: May 8, 2020

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

319 Second Ave S.
Seattle, WA 98104


(206) 220-4240

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