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Sitka National Historic Park/Totem Park

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Address: 103 Monastery Street, Sitka, AK 99835
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Many totem poles, great Tlingit exhibition (all free of charge)

The visitor centre offers a short video about the history and culture of the place (in winter upon request), a small but great exhibition about the Tlingit and the totem hall with... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The visitor centre offers a short video about the history and culture of the place (in winter upon request), a small but great exhibition about the Tlingit and the totem hall with some of the original totem poles. The totem trail is my favourite - it starts at the back of the visitor centre and features some of the most... More 

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Sitka
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

as a local, I visit this park weekly! beach comb during low tide! kids and adults can have so much fun discovering sealife in the tide pools! walk the trail loop. easy level ground and maintained for wheel chair access.( have a strong buddy to help) view salmon in the river. the visitor center is lovely as well. free to... More 

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Sitka, Alaska
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

If you want an easy trail that is beautiful try totem park. Just be sure to study the map because it's easy to get turned around in the maze of trails. But, not to worry you are never far from a main road. You will see totems, water and if you are lucky our famous Mt Edgecumbe!

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Thank AIDEN K
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

The visitors center is very good. We met a carver one day and a salmon skin tanner the next day. The hike on the trail to see the totem poles is beautiful, and it is a popular public trail. A bald eagle flew to one of the sitka spruce trees on the trail while we were there. We came back... More 

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North Mackay, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

We had only a few hours stop in Sitka whilst traveling from on the Marine Hwy ferry Skagway to Wrangell and unfortunately it was not long enough to to fully explore the park and make the most of the Visitors Centre. It was a beautiful walk along a wide, flat path through towering hemlock and spruce trees, made all the... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

From the centre of town (ie. the Information Centre), the walk to Totem Park is an easy 10-15 minute fairly flat walk around the waters edge until you reach the park. The centre there had interesting artifacts but it is located right on the forest's edge with story poles (totem poles) outside and in. If you walk past the centre... More 

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Rigby, Idaho
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Great place to visit. Very informative and the walk through the Totem Poles is just beautiful. The trees are breathtaking too.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

Great totem poles and a wonderful place for local history. A fun walk. Guided vocal tour by phone. The center has unique items from years past.

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Thank Joe P
Gig Harbor, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

This is a must see and do if you are in Sitka. The trails and views are beautiful but more importantly is the history provided along the way. It is still wild enough that wildlife is everywhere.

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Sanibel Island, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

I enjoyed the park and the Totems they are impressive. The scenery is pretty at the park and its definitely a relaxing place to stop.

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