Things To Do In Ketchikan

Although the fishing here is absolutely fantastic, we would be remiss if we didn’t also mention the many other things Ketchikan has to offer. Now one of the leading tourist destinations in the northwest, Ketchikan has many exciting things to offer the adventurer, whether you are spending an afternoon or the entire week!

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If you want to stretch your legs even further, the Naha River trail system (a 20-minute boat ride from the lodge) boasts a 9-mile Forest Service trail that will have you forgetting all about the stress you left back home as you wander through thousands of years worth of growth, viewing the flora and fauna of the temperate rainforest, as well as keeping your eyes peeled for local wildlife.

What To Do In Ketchikan
  • Misty Fjords National Monument
  • Alaska Marine Highway System
  • Southeast Exposure Outdoor Adventure Center
  • Southeast Alaska Discovery Center
  • Potlatch Totem Park
  • Totem Bight State Park
  • Creek Street
  • Great Alaskan Lumberjack Show
  • Totem Heritage Center
  • Saxman Native Village
  • Alaska Rainforest Sanctuary
  • Tongass Historical Museum
  • Guard Island Lighthouse

If you’re looking for an exciting day excursion, plan a trip to Ketchikan where you can take in the local shops, sightseeing opportunities, or join one of many available organized tours. No matter what your interests are, there is sure to be something exciting for you in Ketchikan.