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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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“totem park” (71 reviews)
“nice walk” (29 reviews)
103 Monastery St, Sitka, AK 99835-7617
+1 907-747-0110
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to see history of Alaska. Wonderful carved Totems. Easy access. Enjoyed with our grandson and he was intrigued at everything.

Thank Islandtraveler2307
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Located within walking distance of downtown. Very nicely laid out and maintained. Excellent for learning about Totem poles-their purpose and common design characteristics. The short film about Sitka is well done.

Thank Walt K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great walking trails through rain forest with many totem poles and informative stories. A must visit when in Sitka

Thank SuitcaseLife75
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The displays and explanation of the area is well presented by the rangers. Native artisan are crafting and visiting with visitors.

Thank jajd316
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our teenage daughters found plenty to see and explore in this park. Within quick walking distance from downtown- the best of all worlds... beach, forest and totems. Educational and fun!

Thank MicheleVACA
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We loved our hike through Totem Park. From the totems themselves to the wild raspberries (maybe salmonberries) to the salmon leaping up out of the river to the giant, prehistoric rainforest trees. A great walk in the woods!

Thank ratherbe75
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The park is a beautiful forest, even without the totems. The totems were not original to the park, they were brought from various southeastern Alaskan tribes. We spent about an hour walking the trails and viewing the totems and other scenery. Worth a quick visit.

Thank austinfamilyof4
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This attraction is free and is a great way to learn about the totem poles and a bit about local history. I watched the movie, went to the ranger talk, and did the Totem Pole Trail. All were excellent, but I learned the most from...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My favorite stop of our trip. Right next to the waterfront for beach walking. Beautiful forest trails with totems in forest and out.

Thank Baktuit
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great place for a walk and to learn about totem poles. Went with a tour group so not sure if it is worth individual admission.

Thank JayRP
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4 March 2016|
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Response from Randy S | 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.
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