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  • Address: 106 Metlakatla St, Sitka 99835, USA
  • Hours: May - September: Daily, 6:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.; October - April: Daily, 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

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Sitka National Historic Park Tours

Sitka National Historical Park is Alaska's oldest national park. Established in 1890 to commemorate the 1804 Battle of Sitka, as well as to preserve Native totemic art, the park strives to combine beautiful temperate rainforest with history. Northwest Coast totem poles line much of the coastal trail here, and the Russian Bishop’s house stands as one of the last existing examples of Russian Colonial architecture in North America. Visitors can also attend ethnographic exhibits and the Southeast Alaska Indian Cultural Center, where guests are allowed to watch native artists at work. In addition, you can still visit the site of the Tlingit Fort and battlefield near the heart of this 113-acre (45-hectare) national park, and though not much remains of the last major battle between Europeans and the Alaskan Natives, it remains an interesting glimpse into the past, surrounded by towering spruce and western hemlock.

Practical Info

Sitka National Historical Park is located in downtown Sitka.

The Bishop’s House, and Visitor Center are open year round, but vary be season. Check the National Park Service Website (http://www.nps.gov/sitk/planyourvisit/hours.htm) to determine precise times. 

Park Trails are open and free of charge year round: May - September:  Daily, 6:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.; October - April:  Daily, 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

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Sitka Super Saver: Whale-Watching Cruise and City Sightseeing Tour, Sitka, null
TVRM_SORTED : true ESSENTIAL : 1 ADMISSION : 3

Sitka Super Saver: Whale-Watching Cruise and City Sightseeing Tour

4 star rating: Recommended 4 Reviews

Combine popular tours of Sitka’s beautiful scenery, amazing wildlife, and historic sites at a discounted price! On this Sitka Super Saver, you get to go on a ...  Read more

Location: Sitka, Alaska
Duration: 4 hours (approx.)

From USD $200.00
Sitka Shore Excursion: Alaskan Wildlife by Land and Sea, Sitka, Super Savers
TVRM_SORTED : true ESSENTIAL : 1 ADMISSION : 3

Sitka Shore Excursion: Alaskan Wildlife by Land and Sea

4.5 star rating: Recommended 2 Reviews

Get an intimate view of the beautiful scenery, amazing wildlife, and historic sites of Sitka on this combination land and sea tour. First you’ll set out on a ...  Read more

Location: Sitka, Alaska
Duration: 4 hours (approx.)

From USD $200.00
Sitka Sightseeing Tour including Fortress of the Bear and Totem Poles, Sitka, Ports of Call Tours
TVRM_SORTED : true ESSENTIAL : 2 ADMISSION : 3

Sitka Sightseeing Tour including Fortress of the Bear and Totem Poles

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 26 Reviews

Explore the wildlife highlights of Sitka on a 2-hour tour with knowledgeable local guides who share their expertise on this remarkable and beautiful area. Walk ...  Read more

Location: Sitka, Alaska
Duration: 2 hours (approx.)

From USD $65.00
Sitka Shore Excursion: City Sightseeing Tour including Fortress of the Bear and Totem Poles, Sitka, ... 
TVRM_SORTED : true ESSENTIAL : 2 ADMISSION : 3

Sitka Shore Excursion: City Sightseeing Tour including Fortress of the Bear and Totem Poles

4.5 star rating: Recommended 29 Reviews

Grab the chance to see Sitka on a 2-hour tour with local guides who will share the highlights and history of this fascinating and beautiful city. See ...  Read more

Location: Sitka, Alaska
Duration: 2 hours (approx.)

From USD $65.00
Fortress of the Bear, Brew and Totem Tour, Sitka, Ports of Call Tours
TVRM_SORTED : true ESSENTIAL : 2 ADMISSION : 5

Fortress of the Bear, Brew and Totem Tour

Enjoy a taste of Sitka. This 4 part tour will take you to four (4) amazing Sitka locations, including the Fortress of the Bear and Baranof Island Brewery. ...  Read more

Location: Sitka, Alaska
Duration: 2 hours (approx.)

From USD $67.00
Bears, Brewery, & Totems Historical Tour, Sitka, Cultural Tours
TVRM_SORTED : true ESSENTIAL : 2 ADMISSION : 5

Bears, Brewery, & Totems Historical Tour

    If you prefer land over water, you can enjoy our two-hour historical and wildlife life tour in the comfort of a passenger van. On this tour ...  Read more

Location: Sitka, Alaska
Duration: 2 hours (approx.)

From USD $67.00

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