Things To Do

Close up of totem pole
Explore Tlingit Culture

Many of the artifacts on display in the visitor center are owned by Tlingit clans and are still used for ceremonial purposes.

Table with samovar and tea cups with a portrait of the czar in the background
Learn about Russian America

The Russian Bishop's House is a rare peek into Russian activities in Alaska. It is home to museum exhibits and a furnished second floor.

River in the rain
Observe the Natural Environment

Discover a temperate rain forest full of towering spruce and hemlock, tidelands home to sea stars and crabs, and Kaasdahéen (Indian River).

Cover of the Sitka Junior Ranger Book shows totem poles on a teal background.
Become a Junior Ranger

Join the ranks! Kids of all ages can become Junior Rangers in Alaska's oldest national park unit.

Close up photo of a formline frog and raven at the base of the K'alyaan Totem Pole.
The Totem Poles of Sitka NHP

Discover the unusual story of how the park's totem pole collection came to be.


Join a Ranger-led Talk or Walk

Rangers lead scheduled activities about historic "Totem Park," the influential Battle of 1804 between Russians and Tlingit, and Russian exploration and settlement in North America. Ranger led programs are typically offered from May through September. Join one for free!

Last updated: March 1, 2024

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103 Monastery St.
Sitka, AK 99835


907 747-0110

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