• Sitka National Historical Park Visitor Center Mountains

    Sitka

    National Historical Park Alaska

Winter Hours to Begin at Sitka National Historical Park

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Date: September 25, 2008

Sitka National Historical Park will begin winter operations on Wednesday, October 1st. The visitor center will be open from 8 am – 5 pm Monday through Saturday, and closed on Sundays and federal holidays. Tours of the Russian Bishop’s House are available weekdays by advance reservation, as staffing allows. There will be no charge for Russian Bishop’s House tours or for the visitor center. For more information or to schedule a house tour, please call 747-0110.

Also beginning October 1st, park trails will be open from 7 am – 8 pm. The route between Metlakatla Street and Sawmill Creek Road is open for through traffic at all times. Cyclists are reminded that bicycles are limited to this direct route and must be walked.

Did You Know?

Totem hall at Sitka National Historical Park

Alaska’s Governor John Brady asked leaders from several southeast Alaska villages to donate totem poles for public exhibitions outside of Alaska, and eventually, for display at Sitka’s popular public park. More than a dozen Tlingit and Haida poles were placed along the park’s trail in 1906. More...