• Sitka National Historical Park Visitor Center Mountains


    National Historical Park Alaska

By-Request Ranger Programs

Natural History Programs

Located within the temperate rain forest and containing river, estuary and intertidal ecosystems, the park offers abundant opportunities for students to explore and learn about the natural history of southeast Alaska.


Cultural History Programs

From the Battle of 1804, to the rich cultural traditions of Southeast Alaska and the enduring legacy left by Russian settlers, Sitka National Historical park serves as a great location for students to learn about this region's significant historical events and diverse cultural influences.

Did You Know?

Painting of Tlingit warriors

The Battle of 1804 marked the beginning of Russian governance in Alaska. All that remains of this last major conflict between Europeans and Alaska Natives is a clearing at the site of the Tlingit fort and battlefield.