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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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Indian River Trail head...FREE!

from the cruise ship walk or take the local bus that comes every 30 minutes to the Indian River Trail head...you may walk 3/4 a mile in beautiful trees and along the river or go 5... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 3, 2015
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San Diego, California
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8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

from the cruise ship walk or take the local bus that comes every 30 minutes to the Indian River Trail head...you may walk 3/4 a mile in beautiful trees and along the river or go 5 miles one way to the falls...we passed some locals on the way to the falls that stated it was worth it and safe on... More 

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San Francisco, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

As you walk through the park, you can see the Indian River filled with salmon, and walk the path with totem poles leading out to the site of a key battle between the locals and the Russians.

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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85 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

What a wonderful relaxing walk. Able to enjoy nature, the view, and all the totem poles. This was a great small adventure worth doing.

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Portland, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Pleasant walk through the typical Tongass forest. The self guided totem tour was most educational and interesting. The video in the visitor center along with the carver and native bead artist were worth seeing.

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Redmond, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Once I knew the history of the native people and the Russians - seeing the hammer of the chief was a sight to behold!

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Oxford, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

This was a great option for us when we got off our cruise ship because it was free. It was absolutely beautiful! We saw 10+ bald eagle & salmon spawning.

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Croatia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

Beautiful park, combining impressive vistas of a beach, streams filled with fish, rain forrest trails and totems along the road. Must see.

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Don't miss the Totem walk and the Totem Poles inside the Visitor's Center. An amazing slice of Native American life, and a beautiful walk.

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Cypress, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Great walkabout in the woods, and you can see the 'beach'. It is easy to walk to from town. During the salmon spawning season, you will see thousands from the bridge.

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Madison, Alabama
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Spent about an hour here as part of a cruise tour. Wish we had more time there. The native artists were fascinating to listen to and watch. Highly recommend.

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