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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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Great walking trails and museum

After leaving the Raptor Center we walked through the Park and admired all the totem poles. We also stopped in the visitor's center where they had a great display of the original... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Martinez, California
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Martinez, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

After leaving the Raptor Center we walked through the Park and admired all the totem poles. We also stopped in the visitor's center where they had a great display of the original totem poles.

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Hayward, WI
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We visited twice during our vacation. Wish we had more time to spend at the indoor exhibits. We appreciated the local artists that were displaying their skills, and their sharing of their family traditions and history. The walk is super easy,

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Destin, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

A difficult place to get to, but worth the effort. Summer is the best time to visit and July is the best month. Great place to see all sorts of wildlife, especially eagles

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Albany, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The information on totem carving and history in the museum makes a wonderful introduction to the fantastic totem poles arranged along the shoreline. These beautiful carvings are more impressive in person than you can imagine. Learning more from a carver was a big plus. Even on trails without totems the rain forest is lovely - look for bald eagles!

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Long Beach, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The park has trails to walk from totem pole to totem pole. Each telling their own stories. The museum was interesting and shops with handcrafted items were nice as well. Definitely worth a visit.

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Columbia, Mo
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We walked from the port of Sitka to the Sitka National Historic Park and Totem Park. It was an easy walk with no significant inclines unless you deviate from the road. The visitor center is free and open to the public. There you can view both ancient and new totems, wood carving, authentic bead stringing and stitchery. Knowledgeable Tlingit artisans... More 

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Lafayette, Ca
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Be sure to include info at first totem pole as it allows you to hear about each pole. It is s great hike and worth the visit. We thoroughly enjoy d the park and it takes only a short walk from down town.

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Sierra Vista, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Two of us started by viewing the 12 minute video at the entrance. This video ties together a lot of things that we saw just wandering around Sitka on our own. The history of Sitka to include the Russians, Native Americans, and Statehood, are addressed. Walking around the center we saw bead making, wood carving, and a canoe being made... More 

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The hike through the park was beautiful. Hiked through the park to get to the raptor center. The totem poles make for great photo ops. Inside there is good info on the totem poles and a short film about the area's history and native Alaskans, great way to relax after a long hike.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Lots of totem poles, great visitor center with good information, history and displays. The walk through forest was beautiful. Definitely recommend for anyone visiting Sitka.

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