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Creek Street

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Address: Ketchikan, AK

Once a red-light district, now an arts and crafts shopping area.

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Interesting Walk

Really enjoyed walking Creek Street. Looks exactly how I pictured it would have been in the days of the gold miners...with the brothel and all the shops! Was there in June so... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
North Carolina
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Irvington, New Jersey
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Took about 15 minutes to walk the street that was once the place to go to have one's needs met out in Alaska. Could be missed for better things.

Thank Irvingtonbaby
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Creek Street was the first thing we did on our first stop on our cruise. It was well worth it, and we enjoyed the historical feel of the whole thing. Make sure you make it all the way to the point where the fish ladders are, and watch the salmon coming up stream

Thank Mark T
North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really enjoyed walking Creek Street. Looks exactly how I pictured it would have been in the days of the gold miners...with the brothel and all the shops! Was there in June so didn't see the salmon but the weather was gorgeous!

Thank ncdeborah
Flanders, Belgium
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well worth a walk through Creek street, you can almost feel how it was back then. Too bad we didn't see any salmon, wrong timing too early, visited Ketchikan beginning of June. The many men that visited that area in the early 1900's are replaced by the many tourists now. :-)

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Cobham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 281 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is atmospheric and well worth the stroll from the port. do it as part of the ketchikan walk - leaflet available from visitor centre

1 Thank merionvw
Gold Coast Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 18, 2017

It was great to see all of the salmon in the salmon ladders. Sad to see so many dead ones in the stream. Great to see the old part of town. Nice to find something free to do!

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Bridgewater, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 15, 2017

We loved walking on Creek Street. We were able to see real, authentic souvenirs and interact with the shop keepers. Walking along Creek Street was very pleasant.

1 Thank marypiano48
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 11, 2017

Bring your camera and walk beyond the shops on the way to the salmon ladder. There is a section of boardwalk along the creek where we watched seals chase and catch salmon. This was in the afternoon at low tide, and the harbor seals were catching salmon, playing and floating on their backs. Our visit was in September at the... More 

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Saratoga, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 9, 2017

We had a great time strolling along Creek Street, and doing the self-guided walking tour. Amazing amount of salmon!!!

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Marietta, Ohio
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 7, 2017

Well, it is nice and very Alaskan but not much going on. Definitely worth a stop and walk and some photos.

Thank windlicht

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