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Sitka National Historic Park/Totem Park

103 Monastery St, Sitka, AK 99835-7617
+1 907-747-0110
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103 Monastery St, Sitka, AK 99835-7617
+1 907-747-0110
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Reviewed 2 days ago

definitely worth a visit although it is starting to decay and fall down-go before it is gone. 132 feet in the air and now held by guide wires but still fascinating to hear the history behind it

Thank Michael J
Reviewed 5 days ago

Had a nice brief stay here. It's a pleasant walk around the paths in the park, with an occasional totem pole placed for interest. The forest has old growth trees, and is beautiful. Several very nice vantage points for photos of the water too. Definitely...More

Thank zzzzdoc1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed the short but interesting trail. You can read about the totem poles and marvel at their beauty and meaning

Thank tobibetnolan
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is a must-see on your visit to Sitka. Not only is it free, but it gives a wonderful overview of totem poles and some of the other art of the Tlingit people. This is not only visually stimulating but the explanations are clear...More

Thank jodyNewMexico
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were given a short educational lecture by a park ranger about the history of Sitka and the Indian tribes, who created the totem poles. It was a beautiful park and a relaxing walk, one short hike and a longer hike was offered.

Thank Colleen L
Reviewed 1 week ago

Sadly we did not allocate enough time to see this and to take the walk along the totem filled trail. Also check to see if there are demonstrators on hand when you visit so you can see a guy carving or woman doing bedwork, ect....More

Thank mothership1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a rainy day in Sitka and walked out to see the totem poles. We found a small but very nice museum and a large park with totem poles. We really enjoyed it and were glad that we went.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Easy to access and enter; educational propaganda available to all. Walk along the coast and see forest and sea and totem poles. Relaxing. Pets welcome

Thank Leah P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When we were in Sitka for business, we came across this beautiful Totem Park that is by the marina. Such beautiful totems, great park and the scenery from there is awesome!

Thank Carol F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sitka was one of the ports our cruise stopped at. I went on the Tribal hop on hop off bus for the day. This was one of the stops. It was great. I walked one of the short trails near the water. The totem poles...More

Thank Julie E
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How do i get there from the port
4 March 2016|
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Response from somerj | Reviewed this property |
The Totem Pole Park is a very short distance from the center of town. You simply walk westward and it may be a 20 minute walk.
We are going to Sitka on a cruise ship. Do you recommend a tour of the National Historic Park or can you just grab a car and do this yourself? Thank you.
1 March 2015|
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Response from ChristyB1970 | Reviewed this property |
We flew into Sitka and self-directed our entire vacation, so I can't speak to what the cruise may offer. However, we walked to the park in the rain from our hotel and did the tour on our own. It is free and self-guided... More