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Totem Bight State Historical Park

Ketchikan, AK
+1 907-617-1461
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We caught the bus from Ketchikan to here. The ticket office had closed, so we paid our entry in the 'honesty box'. It is a nice walk around the park, with lovely views over the sound. The information boards were quite comprehensive and, as well...More

Thank YorksRick
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

After the rain has gone and the cruise ships have gone ketchikan is left with a place of quiet beauty

Thank Marlene S
Reviewed 16 October 2017

Bicycled up to Totem Bight and walked through the park. Several totems with accompanying histories, Clan house that is open for viewing.

Thank Charles B
Reviewed 9 October 2017

We took a tour of this during our port stop. I was qutie excited to see these Totems and learn of their stories. There is a per person entrance fee (either 3 or 5 bux) I don't recall exactly. TAKE CASH......... Once you pay the...More

1  Thank pky_pook
Reviewed 8 October 2017

I truly enjoyed my two hour visit to the Park. On the way to the totem village, our knowledgeable guide pointed out aspects of the Alaskan rainforest. Upon arrival to the village, we were able to see replicas of totems poles that were once found...More

Thank Gryphon46
Reviewed 7 October 2017

This was a great palace we were shown how they crave the poles and how they used to mix dies to paint them and told what all the crarveing means . There is a shop to buy suvoniers quite good prices well worth a visit

Thank Linda C
Reviewed 3 October 2017

We walked from town for the exercise, you can take the local bus for a dollar or two. We just walked around and did not visit the inside of the various buildings. It was just ok. I thought the Totem Heritage Center was better, but...More

Thank Bob L
Reviewed 3 October 2017

This place was beautiful. Our guide did an excellent job of explaining the meaning of the totem poles and then there was lots of time to walk around and take a closer look. This gives a whole new way of looking at these artifacts.

Thank Catherine C
Reviewed 2 October 2017

This is a great place for cultural experience, regarding the history of Native American Tribes, and how they carve out the Totem Poles. There were many kinds of interesting poles on display as well.

Thank Jay L
Reviewed 2 October 2017

We enjoyed the location on the water and in the trees as well as all the good information about the totem poles and their history and what they represent. We were independent travelers, took the city bus there. Get a day bus pass it's worth...More

Thank sustrav
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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
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.
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.