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Sitka National Historic Park/Totem Park

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Address: 103 Monastery Street, Sitka, AK 99835
Phone Number: 907-747-0110
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Activities: Walking
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I want to move to Sitka!

Sitkawas one of the stops on our Alaskan cruise this summer. What a beautiful place! We did not have a tour planned for the day so we just walked around and visited with people... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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Corinth, Texas
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Corinth, Texas
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16 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Sitkawas one of the stops on our Alaskan cruise this summer. What a beautiful place! We did not have a tour planned for the day so we just walked around and visited with people. Someone recommended that we visit the National Park/Totem Park. I wish we had more time to walk around. The trails are very well maintained and marked.... More 

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Brattleboro, Vermont
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

This is a beautiful, peaceful park with totem poles. There is a mile long loop through the Tongass National Forest, which attracts walkers, runners, and sightseers. Each totem pole has a clear description of its parts and its origin. There are also artists who exhibit their crafts in the main museum.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 198 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

We really enjoyed learning more about the history of this part of Alaska and the trails through the park were quiet, well-kept and had the historical component of having a totem pole section of the trail. Nice interpretive center as well. Friendly staff.

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Brighton, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

It is a short walk along from the docks if you are on a cruise, It is a flat sidewalk that goes along the waterfront to the building that you can see from the marina. After a visit to the visitors center, there is a wooded path that takes you through a beautiful forest along the water, with replicas of... More 

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San Rafael, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

This is a great place to visit. It has an interesting display and lectures on a variety of subjects, such as sea otters.

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Austin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

This is a very easy hike. Moments away from downtown Sitka, however, you feel that you've entered another world. I was typically greeted by a park ranger at the entrance. The trails are very well marked. The rain forest canopy shields any rain showers. There are maps, information on wildlife and vegetation. I picked berries right off bushes and ate... More 

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Sitka, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

Great little walk through history. Take the time to read the signs. There are static and live art displays. Staff is welcoming and informative. You can learn about the totems by taking the ranger walk, listening on your smart phone, or reading the guide.

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Altus, Oklahoma
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

Get a good knowledgeable local to tell you the history or it's really boring. I was disappointed and if it hadn't been for a local trolley driver, I wouldn't have stayed for more than five minutes.

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Fayetteville, Arkansas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

Sitka is not only beautiful, but the Totem Park is absolutely breathtaking. This easy hike is a must if you're in Sitka and get ready to learn about the culture while you walk! Easy and fun for all ages.

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Richland, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

What a wonderful park! The pathways are easy to walk, the totems are beautiful and interesting, the visitor center is great. We particularly enjoyed talking with the local carvers who shared their individual and the Tlingit stories. Very well done. If I only had time for one thing in Sitka it would be this park.

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Address: 103 Monastery Street, Sitka, AK 99835
Phone Number: 907-747-0110
Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Sitka

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