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Beach Review of Sitka National Historical Park

Away Travel Expert: Christine Loomis
BeachExpert Rating 4.0 out of 5
BeachExpert Tips & Helpful Hints
  • Established in 1910 to commemorate the 1804 Battle of Sitka between Alaska Natives and Europeans, this 113-acre area is Alaska's oldest federally designated park.
  • One of the highlights of the park is the collection of totem poles—native carvings that tell stories about a clan's history or ancestry. To learn the most about these fascinating works of art and culture, sign up for a ranger-led Carved History Walk.
  • Among the park's habitats are estuary, river, and marine intertidal shoreline. Visit mid-July to September and you may see salmon swimming up the Indian River to spawn.

Address:
106 Metlakatla St
Sitka, Alaska
Parking: Visitor center: summer daily 8am-5pm; winter Mon-Sat 8am-5pm. Park: summer daily 6am-10pm; winter daily 7am-8pm
Price: Admission $4


Visitor Information


Telephone Number: 907/747-0110
Price Information: Admission $4
The details, dates, and prices mentioned here were accurate at the time of publication.

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