Roadside Attractions

World's Tallest Totem Pole

Alert Bay, British Columbia

The World’s tallest totem pole is located at the northern end of Cormorant Island next to the Big House.

GPS: N50° 35.897 W126° 56.459

At 173 feet tall, the wooden totem in Alert Bay, British Colombia is the tallest in the entire world. However, some dispute this title because it was built in three sections which were then joined together.

Credit: Gerry Fox