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Totem Bight State Historical Park

Ketchikan, AK
+1 907-617-1461
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Ketchikan, AK
+1 907-617-1461
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Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

This is a beautiful park. The collection of totems is wonderful. The view out into the Tongass Narrows is beautiful!!! The area is clean and very peaceful!

Thank Anita T
Reviewed 23 July 2016

While the park is small, it packs a big punch for number of Totems in one place. Friendly staff and hot coffee awaits. Worth the trip for sure. Takes about an hour to get around the whole walk so plan accordingly. We took the public...More

Thank Lance H
Reviewed 23 July 2016

if you love nature than this is the place to be. as long as it's not raining you are good to go. step outside you can almost see an Alaskan sunrise, and like a veil it will lift your consciousness over again.

Thank mupirate
Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

We took a big Alaskan cruise with our family a few years back. I remember this as being a very nice, beautiful, and unique spot to visit. The short but very breathtaking totem trail is surely a must do for anyone in the area, as...More

Thank WyattJohn425
Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

My husband and I booked this through a cruise. Tekay, our guide and driver was so gracious and helpful. She was full of legends and stories. She was very knowledgable about how to "read" a totem pole. She knew a lot about the native tribes...More

Thank Karen W
Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

I have been to many scenic and historic places all throughout the world. This place was very scenic and interesting. They offered us snacks and great stories. Good for the kids.

Thank GSU320
Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

We took a bus to the Totem Bight Stare Park. We got to learn about totem poles and what they mean and the stories they tell! You learn how it was made and how they colored them using berries and oil. It was a great...More

Thank Riye T
Reviewed 19 July 2016

This is an amazing and beautiful place to see. It has authentic and copies of totem poles on display. The guide tells you the story of several of the totems and takes you into an authentic Clan House. It is definitely worth the visit.

Thank winecountrysouth
Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

What a beautiful spot! On the water, lovely trees and grounds, and well curated totems. Loved the clan house, and the Park-sponsored Haida dance program featured once a month. The program was beautifully and warmly executed. Their descriptions of how their attire was made communicates...More

Thank jeannacarina
Reviewed 19 July 2016

I could've stayed at the boat the day we went here. You have to dial a 1-800 number to hear about each totem pole, there is about 10-15 poles. Not worth it

Thank Breanna M
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Samantha P
12 August 2017|
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Response from yael655 | Reviewed this property |
No, This is one place that doesn't. The information station has coffee/tea for donation. There may have been small items for purchase which I don't remember, but unlike almost any other place, there was no gift shop.
Wendy T
28 February 2017|
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Response from Lily B | Reviewed this property |
No but you can take the city bus on the main street. There should be a bus stop right in front of the coffee shop, across the street from where the ships arrive.this will save you money.
7 January 2017|
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Response from Erika J | Reviewed this property |
For sure there is shuttle bus to the park and there are some taxis around Ketchikan. There is no problem with transportation.