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Sitka National Historic Park/Totem Park

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Address: 103 Monastery St, Sitka, AK 99835-7617
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Beautiful waterfront location with awesome views of the neighboring islands. Ranger Kyle brought out his telescope & we watched an immature eagle try to outsmart the old guys for... read more

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Seattle, Washington
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Beautiful waterfront location with awesome views of the neighboring islands. Ranger Kyle brought out his telescope & we watched an immature eagle try to outsmart the old guys for roadkill - too funny! Totems & trails are great.

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Sitka, United States
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We happen to be fortunate enough to live in Sitka and use the park daily for a morning walk. The views are amazing. Take some time to enjoy a walk on the beach. There is a cool option to use your mobile phone to learn about each totem pole. Don't miss the visitor's center!

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Bengaluru, India
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

History visited, wonderful history unfolds as you visit and see the Totems, the sheer art and paints floor you apart from the size of the totem poles. This art and form truly is best appreciated at close quarters !

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Anchorage, Alaska
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We walked through the whole park, the totems are tucked in on every trail, some among the trees others more in the open. Beautiful carvings and stories. Trails along the west side also offer good views of Sitka and Mt. Edgecum and a possible sunset.

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Los Angeles
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Bring your camera and a raincoat. Depending on the time of year, it can be wet but I have some of the best Totem photography i have ever shot from this park.

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Lostwithiel, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

We landed in Sitka on a snowy day in March and as soon as we had checked in to the Eagle Bay Inn, we took a walk through the Sitka Totem Park. Ancient trees laden with snow on this particular day. Excellent visitor centre which had a special display marking the 150 anniversary of the sale of Alaska from Russia... More 

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Reviewed 23 March 2017

This park is beautiful and the totem poles are awesome to see. There are a lot of great trails to take anyone of any age to stroll on. There are a lot of places to see the water and we see whales just about every time we have visited.

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Sitka, Alaska
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Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

I absolutely love this park for a daytime walk. Very accessible for a long or short walk Also very informative. Highly recommend for everyone living or visiting Sitka AK

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Reviewed 23 February 2017

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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Reviewed 15 February 2017

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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