We rode our Harleys all over Ketchikan and really enjoyed this park. The totem poles are beautiful and hard to imagine it was all done by hand! Be sure to have time to see tis.
If you have any interest in Native American culture, you have to see this well curated collection of totem poles and the clan house. The signage is well done, explaining the history of this place and the symbology and purpose for the totems. The staff are very helpful. The park is easy to get to via the public bus service.... More
We took the Public Bus from the Cruise Terminal for only .50. The bus takes you all the way to the South and then we got off at Totem Bight State Park. If you sit up front you can ask the bus driver for information. We saw a Bald Eagle in a nest. They were waiting for us when we... More
Beautiful place, very well maintained. The visitor center lady was so sweet and really full of information
Our cruise ship offered this park tour for $45 per person, two-three hour trip. We did not book through the ship as we were undecided. Upon arriving in port we asked the local security person for ideas in Ketchikan. He recommend we get on the north bound buss which stopped at the park. What a great ride, views, and only... More
This has to be the smallest state park in Alaska, but it's well worth the trip out of town (via Silver Line bus or car or cab) to experience it. About 15 totem poles, set along a winding path, right along the water, with a helpful explanation of the meaning of each. Peaceful and inspirational.
Take your time strolling through Totem Bight State Park, there is so much to enjoy - a walking trail that takes you through giant cedars, totem poles, buildings,the shoreline to explore, either on the beach or from the viewing platform with telescope. The tranquility needs to be felt, the slower pace with so much nature and history around you. This... More
When in Ketchikan, this is a must do. This walking tour was slow paced, and I had plenty of time to take pictures.
So totems represent long and short stories for the ancient alaskan natives. This park is free and it is a great place to learn some history and to see a few totems being build. Souvenir shop on premises. Came here as part of our cruise excursion but it is only 10 minutes away from the port. Saw some eagles flying... More
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