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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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  • Average2%
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“visitor center” (53 reviews)
“totem park” (77 reviews)
“beautiful walk” (33 reviews)
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103 Monastery St, Sitka, AK 99835-7617
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+1 907-747-0110
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"native culture"
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"great place to visit"
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Reviewed yesterday

The totems were amazing and so were the native people that had exhibits. Some exhibits were passed sown for many generations.

Thank bsmattern
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This was our third visit to Sitka via a Princess Cruise. The National Historical Park and Totems are certainly something worth seeing and learning about, but they leave you wanting - if you took a paid tour. These two absolutely free sites are co-located and...More

Thank Peter D
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Knowledgeable ranger and great examples of early Alaska life. Take your time to study the long poles for each life explained.

Thank bdan1947
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Reviewed 4 days ago

It is very easy to access from your cruise ship - just head right for about 15 minutes and walk along the water. Once you see the big totem pole out front, you know you're there. The visitor's center is nice and everything is free....More

Thank Jason M
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This national site has a couple of modest length trails through the coastal rain forest, with over a dozen totems along the trails. Explanatory panels are located near each totem. The visitor center has an excellent display of Tlingit artifacts, and a cultural wing with...More

Thank Tim C
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

When most people think of Alaska they think snow and cold. To be able to walk through 1 of 7 rain forests in the world is a unique experience. Walking through old growth trees and seeing various types of totem poles on display as well...More

Thank paultV3604WW
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We took a guided tour of the park. The guide was very informative and knowledgeable . However the tour was too short to appreciate the various totems.

Thank ReneMontreal_Quebec
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The centre itself is a great space...showing off the history and culture of the land and it's people. The shoreline, estuary, woods and river are a delight to walk around using the many trails...and totems (with explanation panels) are frequently spaced. But the richest asset...More

Thank chris p
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This park is by far my favorite place to visit in Sitka! There is something so magical about this forest that draws me in and I never want to leave!!

Thank Kim M
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Must do for stretching the legs and enjoying primary forest scenery. Close to town great improved walking trails. Great photo opportunities.

Thank HinColo
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whatevershewants
5 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.
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Markebe
2 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
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