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 for more information on available activities and accommodations.

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.

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Ketchikan Port & Terminal Information (KTN)

3501 Tongass Avenue
Ketchikan, AK 99901
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2 miles from town
Terminal Contact: (907) 225-6886

  • Bathroom facilities/changing station for ticketed passengers only
  • Vending/food
  • No overnight parking on the premises
  • Limited indoor seating (COVID) and limited outdoor seating
  • Ticket counter Open 7 days a week
  • Access to public transportation (Bus/Taxi/shuttle)
  • Pay phone/taxi phone
  • Tourism Information/brochures
  • Book exchange
  • Pet convenience area
  • A&P market located across the street
  • Landing Hotel with 2 restaurant options
  • walking distance to the airport ferry
  • IFA ticket counter located in the same lobby

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