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Totem Bight State Historical Park

Ketchikan, AK
+1 907-617-1461
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USD 56.00*
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Totem Bight and Ketchikan City Tour
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USD 45.00*
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Totem Bight and Potlatch Park plus Ketchikan City Tour
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USD 80.00*
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  • Average6%
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“city bus” (69 reviews)
“clan house” (122 reviews)
“silver line” (17 reviews)
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Ketchikan, AK
+1 907-617-1461
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Each totem pole tells its own story and there are plenty to see at Totem Bight State Historical Park. In addition, there is a replica clan house where numerous members of a family would have lived. I enjoyed the tour I was on and the...More

Thank Karen D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very nice place to visit. Easy walk. The Totem Poles are great to see. See my pics below. There was is a $5admission fee but I thought it was worth it.

Thank Dave Z
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A totem pole was never worshiped, it just told of the family history to strangers and visitors who came calling on you. Saw a restoration center that no one was staffing for totems. It was raining in deep woods where there many new and very...More

Thank Franklyn D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took the local bus for only $2 per person each way instead of purchasing an excursion from the cruise ship. This was an easy 30 minute bus ride with nice scenery along the way and interesting locals with which to converse. The Totem Bight...More

Thank Sonworshipper
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Took the city bus here early in the morning (7:30am) for $2 per person. There is a bus stop for the Silver Line near the cruise docks. It's $2 per person on the return and bring exact change as the drivers don't carry cash. Ask...More

Thank TheMongooseIsLoose
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were almost the only ones there and it was beautiful and interesting. Lots of totems, a clan house, and a view of the coast.

Thank skcritter
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Interesting place. Wasn't sure but glad I went. Can see entire place in 1-2 hours. About 20 minute taxi drive ($40) from downtown Ketchikan. Totem poles are awesome. Great gift shop and memorabilia area.

Thank sbrownie
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Guide was fantastic. Rode a city bus to get to the place. Think kids would find this interesting. Glad we saw it while we were there. It was part of a Princess Cruise

Thank Gloria Jean B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Understand that it rains a lot in Ketchikan (they measure rain in feet and get an average of 13 feet a year), just be prepared. The park has 14 totem poles and a recreation of a clan house. Well worth the trip but make sure...More

Thank prezNaperville
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We rented a car from Alaska Car Rental. They picked us up at our ship. We drove from end to end of Ketchikan. Enjoyed Totem Bright State Park. It has a nice path to stroll to see the totems and clan house along the water.

Thank Utah-Indy
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Samantha P
13 August 2017|
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Response from yael655 | Reviewed this property |
No, This is one place that doesn't. The information station has coffee/tea for donation. There may have been small items for purchase which I don't remember, but unlike almost any other place, there was no gift shop.
Wendy T
1 March 2017|
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Response from Lily B | Reviewed this property |
No but you can take the city bus on the main street. There should be a bus stop right in front of the coffee shop, across the street from where the ships arrive.this will save you money.
7 January 2017|
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Response from Erika J | Reviewed this property |
For sure there is shuttle bus to the park and there are some taxis around Ketchikan. There is no problem with transportation.