Operating Hours & Seasons

Visitor Center view from the ocean
Visitor Center in the summer time

NPS Photo


Visitor Center- Totem Hall

Sitka National Historical Park will open the Totem Hall Exhibit portion of the Visitor Center on July 4, 2020:

  • Totem Hall, displays original totem poles and house posts from the 1903 John Brady collection.
  • We ask that visitors ages 5 and older wear a mask when entering the building and practice physical distancing. No more than ten (10) people may be in Totem Hall at one time.

Totem Hall Hours

  • Opens July 4, 2020 Noon - 4 pm
  • July 5- September 30: Open Friday - Sunday Noon - 4pm.
  • September 30 and beyond, To Be Announced.
  • Please check back for updates as more services become available in the future.

Russian Bishop's House: Closed

The Russian Bishop's House is open daily during the summer season, offering ranger-led tours every 30 minutes of the second-floor bishop's quarters and Chapel of the Annunciation.

Russian Bishop's House Hours

  • The Russian Bishop's House is currently closed to protect the health of visitors and staff during the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Please check back for updates as more services become available in the future.

Park Trails

Two miles of well-maintained trails wind through the park's 113 acres of rain forest environment, along the beach of Sitka Sound, or beside the banks of the Indian River.Please practice 6 ft physical distance from other hikers while on the trail. The trails are wheelchair friendly.

Trail Hours

  • May - September: Daily, 6 a.m. to 10 p.m.
  • October - April: Daily, 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.
For more information about local hiking trails, download the Sitka Outdoor Recreation Guide.

Last updated: June 29, 2020

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

103 Monastery St.
Sitka, AK 99835


(907) 747-0110

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