Currents of Change
On an island amid towering spruce and hemlock, Sitka National Historical Park preserves the site of a battle between invading Russian traders and indigenous Kiks.ádi Tlingit; park visitors are awed by Tlingit and Haida totem poles standing along the park’s scenic coastal trail; and the restored Russian Bishop’s House speaks of Russia’s little known colonial legacy in North America.
Park Prescriptions Program
The Park Prescriptions Program promotes health and wellness within Sitka. To learn how you can become involved, watch our introductory Park RX video.Read More
Exploring a Watery World
The Indian River is the heart of the Park. Learn more about how the park protects critical habitat for salmon, eagles and brown bears.Read More
Visit the Southeast Alaska Inventory and Monitoring Network.Read More
Did You Know?
On January 3, 1959, Alaska was admitted as the 49th state of the Union. The 49-star American flag was flown in Sitka for the first time on July 4 of that year.