Discover the highlights of a genuine Alaska town. See its colourful history and native culture come to life while visiting the Wrangell Museum, Petroglyph Beach and Kiks Adi Totem Park.
Visit Wrangell's famous anthropological sight, Petroglyph Beach.
Experience an interpretive narration at Kiks Adi Totem Park
Discover Wrangell’s historic sites
Explore Wrangell Museum
Level 1: Easy - suitable for most people
The order of sites may vary.
Depart the pier and make your way to the Wrangell Museum, featuring a rich assortment of historic photos, native artefacts, collection of Tlingit petroglyphs, and fishing, mining and logging displays.
From here, meander through downtown Wrangell to Kiks Adi Totem Park. Here, an interpretive narration is provided by local natives. Then, learn about the Stikine River and its significant influence on the development of Wrangell. Pass through the town and see its historic churches, and on the way, catch a glimpse of a traditional Tlingit Tribal House.
Visit Wrangell's famous anthropological sight, Petroglyph Beach. Here you'll see rock carvings dating 6,000 years before the settlement by the Tlingit tribes. Enjoy a petroglyph rubbing demonstration before heading back to your ship.
Remarks/requirements: The order of sites may vary.
Walking information: Mostly flat paved walkways except Petroglyph Beach. Petroglyph Beach is a natural beach with rocks, gravel, sand and logs which can be slippery at low tide. There is a nice ramp and platform with informative plaques that overlooks the beach for those unable to navigate stairs. Walkers and cane users can do this tour. Guests may choose also to stay on the bus where the walking is too much.
Wheelchair accessible: No; There are several steps down to the Petroglyph Beach, not suitable for those in wheelchairs.