Kayaking or walking around the creek street area © Seanna O'Sullivan Photography Nathan Jackson, world famous totem carver, works on a creation in Saxman © Brian Adams Photography Trails abound all around Ketchikan such as one around Ward Lake © Joshua Roper Photography Fish from shore or from a boat © Seanna O'Sullivan Photography Wildlife can be found on shore or under water in the area © Seanna O'Sullivan Photography Historic creek street is easily accessible in downtown Ketchikan ©  Brian Adams Photography

Arrive to Ketchikan and immediately begin exploring the museums, historic sites or interactive tours that highlight the community. Ketchikan has the world's largest collection of standing totem poles throughout the community and is located 22 miles west of Misty Fjords National Monument. Five species of wild Pacific salmon traverse the nearby waters earning Ketchikan the title of "Salmon Capital of the World." Visit www.visit-ketchikan.com for more information on available activities and accommodations.

A service area map for the community of Ketchikan

Ketchikan is commonly called the "First City" and is the first community visited on our mainline ferry routes which connect both Bellingham and Prince Rupert to ports along the Inside Passage to Haines and Skagway, and even across the Gulf of Alaska to Whittier. Search for an amazing array of wildlife along the way with more than 250 species of birds, migrating humpback and orca whales, seals, sea lions, porpoises, black bears, and much more.