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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 4 days ago

Even without our excellent tour guide explaining the background of the totem poles in Totem Bight State Park it would have been a worthwhile and interesting experience. The totem (reproductions of original totems from the area) are fascinating. But WITH the information offered by our...More

Thank Becky J
Reviewed 6 days ago

This park is worth a visit. A young man gave us quite an introduction to the indigenous nations and the history of the totems.

Thank Susan D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We learned a lot and enjoyed the variety of totem poles. The setting was also beautiful. We encourage folks to check it out.

Thank presto007
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Totem Bright State Park is a must see. Our guide was informative, and the totems are beautiful and full of history. Don't miss this opportunity if you get a chance. It is a must see.

Thank judy614
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Small but informative. Definitely see the Tangass US National Forest movie about Ketchikan first, so you understand the importance of totem poles to this region.

Thank HendersonCMC
Reviewed 1 week ago

We rode with Grey Hound and an excellent speaker concerning the area, the State Park, and the Totem history. This is a walk through the rain forest; bring a rain coat. The park has a Clan House in which had much history to it as...More

Thank cindigary
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Highly recommend stopping to learn about the history and take in the scenery of the totem poles and surrounding area.

Thank pmik16
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We did this on our own, for the price of a local bus "day pass" plus the $5 entrance fee. Our fellow cruise passengers paid considerably more but got an expert tour guide as part of the deal. Since it was. Old and rainy, we...More

Thank Shelmurr
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This used to be a stop on most tours of Ketchikan, but now they charge an entry fee and most tours now skip it. What a shame!

Thank Jerry R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The trip to the totem park was a great experience. There were many totems to see and lots to learn about them. There was an opportunity to see a totem being created too. The gift shop was nearby and had some very nice items too.

Thank dinkyecho
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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.