Sitka National Park, Alaska

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. di 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.

Sitka National Park Info


Sitka National Park

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News

2016 Alaska Region Annual Economic Report

A new National Park Service report shows that 2.78 million visitors to national parks in Alaska spent nearly $1.3 billion in the state in 2016. That record visitation and spending supported 18,000 jobs.

Indian River Bridge Construction Begins

Construction to replace the Indian River pedestrian bridge will begin on Monday, May 8.

Sesquicentennial Art Exhibition, Voices of Change, Opening at Sitka National Historical Park

The art exhibition titled “Voices of Change: Perspectives on the Transfer of Alaska from Russia to the United States” will open for public display at 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday March 29th at the park Visitor Center. The community of Sitka is formally invited to join us for an opening reception that evening from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.

Sitka National Park Photos

Sitka National Park Path

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Sitka National Park Path

Baby Chantrelles?

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Baby Chantrelles?

Jack-O-Lantern Mushrooms?

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Jack-O-Lantern Mushrooms?

Family Tree...

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Family Tree...

Soaring silhouette

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Soaring silhouette

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Eagle head in Sitka Nat. Park Visitor Center

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Eagle head in Sitka Nat. Park Visitor Center

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Eagle in the trees

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Eagle in the trees

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Park's newest Totem Pole

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Park's newest Totem Pole

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Totem pole

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Totem pole

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Totem pole

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Totem pole

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Sitka National Park

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Sitka National Park

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Top Hat Totem Pole

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Top Hat Totem Pole

Taken at The Sitka National Historical Park