Hoonah, Alaska

Top Spots in and near Hoonah

  • Hoonah, Alaska

    Exploring Icy Strait Point

    There are many things to do at Icy Straight Point!  You can explore the rocky beach by kayak, photograph the pier, or skip rocks on the glassy surface. The water here is extremely calm and is great for paddling.  There are also hiking trails nearby that allow you to explore the mountains. Some tr...
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  • Gustavus, Alaska

    Hike the Forest Loop Trail

    1 mi / 144 ft gain
    Benches line the trail, strategically placed at scenic viewpoints. The Forest Loop Trail is primarily used for hiking, and is best used from March to October. The trail features amazing wild flowers and is great for all skill levels. The trail can be accessed from the lodge or from south of the b...
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  • Gustavus, Alaska

    Bartlett Cove Forest Loop Trail

    1.35 mi / 148 ft gain
    Bartlett Cove Forest Loop Trail is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Gustavus, Alaska.
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  • Gustavus, Alaska

    Camp at Bartlett Cove Campground in Glacier Bay NP

    5.0
    1 mi
    Depending on how you arrive to Gustavus, (which may or may not be the most difficult part of this adventure) you'll want to head to the Visitor Information Center at Bartlett Cove within the park to grab a free camping permit if you are there during the summer season and to sit through an orienta...
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  • Juneau, Alaska

    Camp at Boy Scout Beach in Juneau

    1.5 mi
    Far from where the tourists venture, this is an incredible hang out and camping spot in Juneau. The trailhead is at the 25 mile marker on Glacier Hwy. There are a couple of roads when you exit the highway, but stick to the right and you will end up in an obvious parking lot. From here, there is o...
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  • Juneau, Alaska

    Hike to Eagle Glacier Cabin

    11 mi / 300 ft gain
    Eagle Glacier cabin is one of twelve different backcountry cabins in the borough of Juneau, Alaska that are cared for by the National Forest Service and DNR. Some are perched near lakes, some have views of glaciers, others near rocky beaches and salt water. To stay at any of these cabins, you...
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  • Juneau, Alaska

    Mount McGinnis

    10.73 mi / 4226 ft gain
    At a shop in Juneau, I saw a photo of from the top of a mountain that blew me away. I began searching and soon found that it was taken atop Mount McGinnis, one of Juneau's Big Five Summits.  Juneau's Big Five are a list of front range summits that are Walk Up summits. Which, in other terms, mean...
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  • Juneau, Alaska

    Hike the Mendenhall Glacier

    4.8
    8 mi
    The Mendenhall Glacier, formerly known as Sitaantaagu ("the Glacier Behind the Town"), is a 12 mile long glacier about 12 miles outside Alaska’s capital Juneau. A quick drive from downtown Juneau to the ‘trailhead’ parking lot finds you overlooking the nearly half a mile wide face of the glacier....
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  • Juneau, Alaska

    Kayak Mendenhall Glacier Channel

    Kayaking in the Mendenhall Glacier Recreation Area is an exciting and breath-taking experience. There are multiple ways in which to organize this fun activity: bring your own kayak, rent a kayak from town, or sign up for an on-shore excursion at one of the various booths within the city of Junea...
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  • Juneau, Alaska

    Ride Mount Robert's Tramway

    Mount Robert's Tramway offers amazing views from the air, as well as saves you a trek up the mountain side. There are numerous trails to choose from once you get to the top, or just enjoy the ride. You can also visit the nature center to learn more about the wildlife and culture of Alaska.
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  • Juneau, Alaska

    Mount Roberts Trail

    7.6 mi / 3733 ft gain
    Mount Robert's Trail in Juneau, Alaska, is a difficult hike through wildflowers and forests. This is an amazing hike, as you can see a lot of what makes Alaska beautiful. There is lichen on the trees, which means the air is very clean there. The hike starts near the nature center, so it is a grea...
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  • Juneau, Alaska

    Mount Roberts Nature Center

    The nature center offers multiple trails, wildlife, and activities for kids and families. There is an eagle that they have rescued, which is blind, and they are keeping it and helping take care of it. There are many trails around the nature center to explore. They also offer movies and activities...
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Camping and Lodging in Hoonah

Eight Fathom Cabin
Elfin Cove, Alaska

Eight Fathom Cabin

Kennel Creek Cabin (Ak)
Tenakee Springs, Alaska

Kennel Creek Cabin (Ak)

Florence Lake (East) Cabin
Hoonah-Angoon, Alaska

Florence Lake (East) Cabin

Lake Alexander Cabin
Hoonah-Angoon, Alaska

Lake Alexander Cabin

Little Shaheen Cabin
Hoonah-Angoon, Alaska

Little Shaheen Cabin