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Sitka National Historical Park switches to summer hours on Tuesday, May 8

Beginning Tuesday, May 8, Sitka National Historical Park will transition to its summer hours of operation. This year the Visitor Center and the Russian Bishop’s House will have the same hours of operation which will be open daily from 8 … Continue reading

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Federal government shutdown impacts Sitka National Historical Park

With the federal government shutdown starting late Friday night (Jan. 19) in Alaska, there will be some changes at Sitka National Historical Park until the government reopens, whenever that happens. For now, the trails remain open. But the visitor’s center, … Continue reading

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Sitka National Historical Park switches to summer hours on Sunday, April 30

Beginning Sunday, April 30, Sitka National Historical Park will transition to its summer hours of operation. The park’s visitor center will be open daily from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Ranger-led interpretive programs will be held daily, with topics focusing on … Continue reading

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Sitka National Historical Park is now fee-free throughout the park

The National Park Service has approved Sitka National Historical Park’s request that it be a fully fee-free park. The change is effective immediately. For many years the park has charged a $4 per-person fee for Ranger-led tours of the second … Continue reading

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New trail traffic counters installed at Sitka National Historical Park

Have you noticed little brown boxes on some of Sitka National Historical Park’s trailside signs? The park recently installed four traffic counters along the park’s scenic trails. The trail counters are not cameras, they simply provide park managers with an … Continue reading

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Metal detectors prohibited in all national parks, including Sitka National Historical Park

Recently, two park visitors reported to rangers that they observed another park visitor using a metal detector within the bounds of Sitka National Historical Park. This activity is prohibited in all national parks by several laws and is most directly … Continue reading

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Sitka National Historical Park hosts special Junior Ranger event for kids on Nov. 29

Sitka kids can earn a Junior Ranger badge from the National Park Service during a special Junior Ranger event from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 29, at the Sitka National Historical Park. This event celebrates the release … Continue reading

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Shutdown over, Sitka National Historical Park to host Alaska Day activities

Now that the federal government shutdown is over, the Sitka National Historical Park has announced several Alaska Day events scheduled for Friday, Oct. 18, at the Russian Bishop’s House on Lincoln Street. Here is the press release: National Park Celebrates … Continue reading

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Sitka National Historical Park celebrates National Park Week on April 21-29

It’s National Park Week on April 21-29, and the Sitka National Historical Park will be among 397 national parks around the country hosting events to celebrate “America’s best idea.” Highlights of the week include a photo contest, a Junior Ranger … Continue reading

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