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

History, delightful boardwalk, food, unique shopping choices and all the while watching seals, fish and birds up and down the canal. Delightfully different

Thank g0sue
Reviewed yesterday

This area is so interesting. It is rustic and old fashioned. Definitely different than all the regular tourist places. It is worth the walk to visit Creek Street.

Thank kaj20
Reviewed yesterday

Creek Street was the red light district for Ketchikan and the houses are built on pilings above the creek. They are brightly painted and most are now gift shops for tourist , but Dolly's house is a museum that can be visited for $10 per...More

Thank jer b
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It was a nice walk through the shops. Lots to see and do. Creek was very clean and clear saw a lots fish. Very cool totem pole

Thank Wesley P
Reviewed 2 days ago

Got off the cruise ship and went for a walk around Ketchikan. Of course it was lightly raining, but then we were warned it nearly always rains here. We walked along Creek St and learned it was mainly an area of brothels in years gone...More

Thank RBN11
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Any visit to Ketchikan must include Creek Street, watch the spawning salmon and hopefully see bears feeding on the creek just outside of town. A fun place to visit

Thank Mark M
Reviewed 2 days ago

Very pretty view of a number of lovely “houses”.....all shops. A small creek ran by with seals, birds and fish. It makes for a nice walk

Thank Pamela M
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Fun little area to visit - you can spot salmon and we saw otters in the creek. I suggest following the creek upstream through town to the totem pole area. It was truly AMAZING how many salmon were upstream.

Thank rogerzd
Reviewed 3 days ago

A very photogenic street in Ketchikan and a place that should not be missed. Just a short walk from the cruise ships and easily accessible. This was once the red light district of Ketchikan. The old buildings have been built out on stilts along the...More

Thank skilli15
Reviewed 3 days ago

Creek Street was a walk into history. Filled with restaurants, unique shops and scenic spots the rushing river fills in the background sound. We saw so many salmon in the river. We also appreciated the quality restoration of this charming place.

Thank MissMem
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LDallasta
12 December 2017|
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Response from John P | Reviewed this property |
They’re pretty much all open when the ships are in port.
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LDallasta
6 December 2017|
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Response from Cschuch | Reviewed this property |
It’s a short walk from the cruise piers. Shops are open and great opportunities for photos
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