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Totem Bight State Historical Park

Ketchikan, AK
+1 907-617-1461
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US$ 56.00*
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Totem Bight and Ketchikan City Tour
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US$ 45.00*
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Totem Bight and Potlatch Park plus Ketchikan City Tour
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US$ 80.00*
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Ketchikan, AK
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Reviewed 2 days ago

What a unique way to learn about the Alaskan people and their culture. I enjoyed the stories and viewing the Totem Poles

Thank Kate A
Reviewed 5 days ago

June 19th I was at Totem Bight and it was awesome. The guide was awesome. The eagles were all over the park interrupting the guide and playing games. The Clan house is amazing 4- to 50 people living together!

Thank Loren778899
Reviewed 5 days ago

This state park is a ways out from Ketchikan but most definitely worth the trip. The totem poles and the clan house on display provide visitors with a taste of the culture and lifestyle of native Alaskans in the Ketchikan area. While there are information...More

Thank Fred A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited via the city bus, which was quick, easy and affordable. The bus schedule gives you 20 minutes or 1:20 at the park -- go for the leisurely schedule. The small visitor center is fun to look through and had hot beverages available for...More

Thank windstarID
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very informative, interesting and educational. Impressive what they create from the tools they used.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a great guide in this tour. Was from the area and knew the history of this park and totem polls. Loved the polls and the stories they tell. Also enjoyed the clan house.

Thank Joe R
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were on a private van tour with Ketchikan Taxi when we drove out to Totem Bight State Historical Park. There's nothing that prepares you for seeing so many totem poles in a natural setting like the park. The poles are huge! I wanted to...More

Thank 13maryl
Reviewed 1 week ago

The quieter place to see some amazing totems! We got off our cruise ship at 730 AM, and headed to the park in a cab. As the park is open 24-hours a day, I had already printed off a map of the park along with...More

Thank Tracy H
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place to learn the history of the area. Guides provide great information Views of the ocean and wildlife are great

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago

This park has about 20 totem poles, a shed with about as many antique cars, and a clan house. There is no real information provided (e.g. no signs). Our driver said that the poles all are 1970 or later. A much better site of poles...More

Thank Ready2Go2008
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Wendy T
Can you walk to the park from the cruise ship docking area?
1 March 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.
Do you have to coordinate your own transportation to the departure point or is their a city tour shuttle available that will pick you up from your hotel? If no, is there public transportation available in the surrounding area's such as uber, taxi or bus?
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.
Michelle R
We are going are in Ketchikan from 7-1. Is this enough time to do the tour that includes the two parks and city? If so what is the duration? It also says times can be arranged, is there possibly something before 10 am?
4 August 2016|
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Response from caramello51 | Reviewed this property |
I live here, walk around Creek Street and Married Man's Trail when you get off the ship, the salmon are spawning now, you'll smell them. As one person stated you can catch a FREE bus out to Totem Bight where the best... More