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Activity: Hiking, Dog Walking, Birding, Park Programs.
Length: 1.67 Miles
Sitka A-5 SW 25K
How to Get There:
Sitka National Historical Park is approximately 1/3 mile from downtown Sitka, 1.5 miles form the airport, and 7 miles from the Alaska Marine Highway Ferry terminal. Visitors can arrive by tour or shuttle bus, taxi, car or walk.
National Park Service
U.S. Department of the Interior
106 Metlakatla Street
Sitka, AK 99835
Totem information, Sitka National Historic Park
Sitka Area Trails, Tongass National Forest
The Park's trails consist of two loops ant weave through the lush spruce and hemlock rainforest.
Part of the trail parallels the ocean and the rocky coastline, or follows along side a
freashwater salmon spawning stream. Along the ocean side of the trail are the Park's collection
of totem poles, ending at the fort site where the historic Battle of Sitka took place in 1804.
Walking the easy trails, gives visitors an opportunity to get the feel of the rainforests of
Southeast Alaska, to learn about the culture of the Tlingit Indians through the totems and
waysides, and interact with nature in a peaceful and secure setting.