3 Hour Rainforest Walk and Totem Park

3 Hour Rainforest Walk and Totem Park
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$92
Duration: 3 hours
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Enjoy a rainforest walk and visit a Totem Park on our 3 hour excursion in scenic Ketchikan, Alaska.

Explore the lush green rainforest of Alaska among huge old growth trees and moss blanketing the forest floor.  The remote nature trail follows a cascading creek and we stop at a beautiful waterfall viewing area.  The trail does have some stairs and uphill / downhill portions. Experience natures beauty up close and step into this treasured land on our approximately 1.5 mile hike.  Escape the crowds and take in the fresh air and peacefulness of the forest.

We also journey to the Totem Park where your local guide will share stories behind the majestic totem poles and the Alaska Native culture with you.  Our excursions are small groups of 11 guests or less and we include pick up at the cruise ship dock.

We pick our guests up at the cruise ship dock and take a scenic coastal drive to the trailhead.  Your guide will share local history and lore of Ketchikan along the way.

Explore Alaska's lush green rainforest with old growth Cedar, Sitka Spruce and Hemlock trees towering above you. This is an off the beaten path excursion on a remote trail in the rainforest.  We follow a cascading creek with moss blanketing the forest floor and stop at a beautiful waterfall viewing area.  Your local guide will lead you approximately 1.5 miles roundtrip through the rainforest pointing out indigenous trees and plants along the way.  You will learn how these abundant resources were vital to the Alaska Native people. There are several sets of stairs and uphill / downhill portions of the trail and walking time is about 1 hour.  This is  family friendly excursion and we can include a scavenger hunt and geocaching for the kids.  After our rainforest hike enjoy bottled water and a snack of tasty smoked salmon dip with crackers.

Our journey then takes us to the Totem Park where you will see the majestic Alaska Native Totem Poles with the Pacific Ocean setting the perfect backdrop.  Step inside the historic clan house while learning about the culture of Tlingit, Haida and Tsimshian people.  Your local guide will share the stories and meanings behind these magnificent carvings with you. 

There are wonderful photo opportunities throughout this nature adventure.  Our group sizes are small with 11 guests or less, which enables us to offer you a quality personal experience. We will do our best to stop for any wildlife sightings during the tour.

Enjoy a rainforest walk and visit a Totem Park on our 3 hour excursion in scenic Ketchikan, Alaska.

Explore the lush green rainforest of Alaska among huge old growth trees and moss blanketing the forest floor.  The remote nature trail follows a cascading creek and we stop at a beautiful waterfall viewing area.  The trail does have some stairs and uphill / downhill portions. Experience natures beauty up close and step into this treasured land on our approximately 1.5 mile hike.  Escape the crowds and take in the fresh air and peacefulness of the forest.

We also journey to the Totem Park where your local guide will share stories behind the majestic totem poles and the Alaska Native culture with you.  Our excursions are small groups of 11 guests or less and we include pick up at the cruise ship dock.