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Ketchikan has so much to offer!

Flora and Fauna

By land or sea, you'll be in awe by our wildlife.

  • Bears

  • Sitka Blacktail Deer

  • Eagles

  • Whales, killer & humpback

  • Ancient trees

  • Wild berries

  • Sea stars

  • And more!


Shopping & Town Life

Ketchikan Creek is home to many locally-owned shops perfect for that souvenir or Alaska Made gift to bring home. There are plenty of restaurants to choose from plus a brewery and distillery. While a bit touristy, our downtown has much to offer the local and traveler alike.

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Hiking & Culture

There are 10 hiking trails on the road system in Ketchikan. The U.S. Forest Service puts out a great trail guide to support your ventures. You're encouraged to check out a SPOT device at the Visitor's Center or Library. Alaska Native culture abounds in our town best viewed down the road at Totem Row in the Village of Saxman.

Fishing, flightseeing, wildlife viewing, shopping, hiking, Alaska Native culture and more...there is so much available in our little island. If you want to know more about something listed here or anything not listed, give us a shout, and we'll share what we know.

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