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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 4 days ago via mobile

What a lovely walk along the shore line under the beautiful canopy of trees & totem poles!! Sitka's national park personnel are informing about all that is Sitka.

Thank Douglas2011
Reviewed 4 days ago

A beautiful walk along a small river teeming with spawning salmon, then continuing with a stroll along a forest path with totem poles every few yards. The museum will instruct you how to 'read' them (bottom to top, e.g., with the 'watchman' at the very...More

Thank casario
Reviewed 5 days ago

We went into the visitor center which had some great information but spent most of our time on the hiking trailing looking at the totem poles. I really enjoyed the nature. The trail was on the shore front and right next to a rocky beach....More

Thank NicGee73
Reviewed 6 days ago

We stopped at this National Park as part of a "Historic Sitka" excursion when we cruised into Sitka on the Carnival Miracle. A wonderful display of native totem poles, a nice walk through the woods to a stream where we observed salmon and a very...More

1  Thank STM0041
Reviewed 1 week ago

The park and grounds were nice enough for a little hike. I had high hopes for the museum but was a bit disappointed. Left without a good understanding the the Totems and the history.

Thank Travels-From-SF
Reviewed 1 week ago

Totem poles galore. You will learn more about tote poles and while walking the center and enjoying the wide variety of displays. The Staff is knowledgeable and you wiil learn more about totems than ever before.

Thank ArrowVoyager
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not sure what is the best part, the wonderful walk or the center with so many displays. I would always return! It is one reason I love returning to Sitka!

Thank JMoorBozeman
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

on a visit to Alaska, we did the park. It was a great walk with many totems along the way. Inside we got to visit the guy who carved many of them.

Thank Caribbean5
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazing totem poles in a beautiful setting. Don't miss the salmon stream, eagle aeries, and museum. Met a carver and beadworker in the museum. Great stop.

Thank ewf97338
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great collection of totems and native crafts with actual natives plying their crafts and answering your questions. Park Rangers are very informative.

Thank John S
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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.
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