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Totem Bight State Historical Park

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Address: Ketchikan, AK
Phone Number:
9076171461
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US$ 56.00*
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Totem Bight and Ketchikan City Tour
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Totem Bight and Potlatch Park plus Ketchikan City Tour
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We did a self-guided tour. They had maps with totem descriptions in the office, so we got a good amount of information. We did it in about an hour. It was nice to go at our own... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Grand Rapids, MI
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Grand Rapids, MI
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We did a self-guided tour. They had maps with totem descriptions in the office, so we got a good amount of information. We did it in about an hour. It was nice to go at our own pace rather than with a tour group. We overheard bits and pieces from two tours that were visiting at the same time though,... More 

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Lostwithiel, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

March 2017 was our first visit to Alaska and to Sitka. We were staying nearby and used the Totem Park as a short cut walk into Sitka Town. There was snow on the ground which set off the intriguing carved Totem poles which were located throughout the park and alongside the creek. There is an excellent visitor centre in the... More 

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north shore city
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Always lovely to see in the natural environment the natives of the country providing their historical art for all to see and admire. A lovely setting, and there is also a car museum, and lovely souvenir shop and museum. Highly recommend to take the time to go. We went on Ketchicantaxitours.com.

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Harrison, Montana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I could have spent the day there. Eagles were talking, chipmunks were chattering, a seal poking his head up to look at us... The colors in this park were so amazing. Walking on their trails were so peaceful..

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Mayville, New York
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is well done and interesting, but not particularly exciting for my interests. It doesn't take very long to go through it.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place is a really good place to visit if you want to learn a lot about totem poles especially in the summer they have a lot of tours a lot of information really beautiful place to walk and see some local heritage

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Ketchikan
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Reviewed 24 March 2017

I love going to Totem Bight. You walk through the forest and walk on the path where the totem poles are. There's a long house that shows how the native people used to live years ago. There is a movie called "Cry Vengeance" that shows a scene at Totem Bight.

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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Reviewed 19 March 2017

If you want to dive deep into the totem poles, take the tour - however other tours stop by providing viewing and photo ops.. I've heard may folks state they'd should have picked a different tour. I cannot provide my personal experience - so please research.

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Vancouver, WA
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Reviewed 15 March 2017

The "First Nation Tribes" invite you to their sacred site and hear the stories of their ancestors and Totems. Take time while you'r there to visit the totem lodge and the workshop where you can see the "work in progress."

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Ketchikan, Alaska
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Reviewed 15 March 2017

This place is magical... You have to walk the entire property and read the little signs out on the walkway near the water.... You can walk on the beach and sit at the edge of the water on driftwood. The totems have a story and this place tells the story. The totems are amazing! The views are breathtaking! You may... More 

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