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Sitka National Historic Park/Totem Park

103 Monastery Street, Sitka, AK 99835
907-747-0110
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Ranked #2 of 12 Attractions in Sitka
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas, State Parks, Outdoors
Activities: Walking
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Type: Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas, State Parks, Outdoors
Activities: Walking
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Tennessee
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38 reviews 38 reviews
21 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

this was a beautiful walk,totems in alo t of places,nice trails,and there was a sign posted at time of a bear sitting.it was a beautiful scene.

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Anchorage, Alaska
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

We were fortunate to do this walk on a beautiful sunny day with no rain or wind. There are plenty of totem poles scattered throughout, though not as many as I was (blindly) expecting. The forest itself is enough to make it a beautiful experience, and part of it also goes along the shore. Easy walk, we even saw plenty... More 

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Anchorage, Alaska
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

There were nice views along the trail through the park. Getting to the park was a nice short walk through town.

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Northern California
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22 reviews 22 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

It was total lagniappe getting to visit this park. Whether to visit the interpretive center first or take the outdoor walk among the totem poles - that is the question. We did the walk first, which let us enjoy the majesty of these gorgeous carvings and appreciate their presence at face value. There is something about the quiet walk in... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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90 attraction reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

It is a lovely walk among the tall trees to see the totem poles. Inside the visitor centre are some beautiful exhibits with explanations so you know what you're looking at. Well worth a visit.

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Reno, Nevada
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18 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Loved walking through the trails looking at the totem poles. The ranger led tour was exceptional and informative. I did not realize all of this history here until I did the ranger tour. Take your time walking through the totem poles because it's definitely worth it.

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Henderson, Nevada
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55 attraction reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

HI. we did the walk around the place, lot of totem poles and history here. this where the indians fought the ruskies a couple of times. it worth the time.

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Coalport, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

We went here on advice of our tour guide for our wildlife tour and found the park to be a very nice and well kept park. The totems are just wonderful to look and and it was a nice trail to walk

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Rochester, Minnesota, United States
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176 reviews 176 reviews
54 attraction reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

This park was fantastic! I would definitely recommend spending some time with a tour guide so you can learn the histories and meanings behind the totems. We did a bit of hiking, but wish we would have had much more time to spend here.

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Huntsville, TX
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135 reviews 135 reviews
40 attraction reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

This was one of the activities that was on my must do list in Sitka. We enjoyed seeing the Salmon swimming upstream in what looked like rows. The rainforest was lovely, and there were so many different totem poles that were interesting to look at, especially in the forest setting. We also enjoyed seeing the sea gulls feasting on the... More 

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