Totem Bight State Historical Park

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Totem Bight State Historical Park is a 33-acre state park in the U.S. state of Alaska. It is located north of Ketchikan.

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Sep 13, 2023
We did a guided tour of this beautiful park from our cruise ship and went by bus from the centre of the town. Our tour guide and driver was a university student on her summer vacation and was brillia… Full review by Ann H
Sep 1, 2023
The park was interesting but not a WOW experience. If you are on a NCL like I was, I would avoid this attraction. NCL ships are docked in Ward Cove - a 30 minute bus ride to downtown and more lik… Full review by JHaseSF
Aug 4, 2023
I’ve done this tour from cruise ship 3 time now, first time with friends, second with brother and now with my sisters. This tour give you the history behind totem poles and the native people. I alway… Full review by 2rollon

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Hello, How much information is available in the park about the totem poles? Is the park wheel chair accessible? Do you …
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Hello, How much information is available in the park about the totem poles? Is the park wheel chair accessible? Do you know how much is a private taxi to the park and back? Thank you Rafi
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Each pole had an explanation of what the carvings meant. It was a flat gravel area but the big house may be tricky to access It was about 20 min from town no idea of taxi cost
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How much time should we allow for Totem Bight State Historical Park. Would 1 hour be enough time to walk around and …
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How much time should we allow for Totem Bight State Historical Park. Would 1 hour be enough time to walk around and take pictures.
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I don't think so- there is so much to learn about if you like history. I joined up with a tour group-they are so welcoming in Alaska and that took over an hour and then we explored …
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I don't think so- there is so much to learn about if you like history. I joined up with a tour group-they are so welcoming in Alaska and that took over an hour and then we explored on our own. There is also a nice gift shop and that took some time as well. Enjoy- still one of my favorite places ever been. :-)
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Is there a gift shop at this park?
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Yes! Small cabin-type building. Allow time to explore it. When we went there were many native crafts to purchase. Give yourself a couple of hours to take it all in-then buy your …
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Yes! Small cabin-type building. Allow time to explore it. When we went there were many native crafts to purchase. Give yourself a couple of hours to take it all in-then buy your momento. Truly amazing!
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Can you walk to the park from the cruise ship docking area?
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Totem Bight State Historical Park is 10 miles North of Ketchikan. But there is a $2 bus that take you up, or you can catch a cab for about $40 bucks. ($2 is the new rate as of 2017)
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