Basic Information

Welcome to Sitka National Historical Park

The Visitor Center is currently open on Fridays and Saturdays, from 10AM to 2PM. Here you can peruse the museum exhibits and watch the park film "Voices of Sitka" which is shown in the theater at 11AM and 1PM.

Please follow the links below, or view our park calendar, for more information and updates as more programs and services will be offered in the summer.

A couple walks along the Totem Trail.
A visitor gazes at the K'alyaan Pole in the Fort Site clearing.



Be Prepared

To make the most of your visit plan ahead:

  • We welcome visitors year-round. Be sure to check park operating hours as they vary with the season.
  • The park is located on Baranof Island in Southeast Alaska. Once you arrive, finding your way to the park is easy!
  • Every season brings something new to learn, explore and experience. Activities and events vary with the season, so be sure to check on the calendar.
  • Weather in Sitka is different than what one expects to find in Alaska. Temperatures are mild and rainfall is very high.
  • Pets are allowed on the park trails and grounds. Dogs must be leashed at all times. Only service animals are permitted in buildings.
  • Encounters with brown bears are unlikely in the park, but preparing to visit the park should include some basic bear safety knowledge.

Entrance Fees:


Last updated: March 3, 2021

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

103 Monastery St.
Sitka, AK 99835


(907) 747-0110

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