» Haines, AK

July 27, 2019 to August 1, 2019

Circuit: Past Events

Activity Ideas

Haines offers great hiking and kayaking, view Bald Eagles at the Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve in October, visit the Kroschel Films Wildlife Center, raft or kayak the Chilkoot River, and kayak Chilkoot Lake. Drive to Chilkat State Park for a view of the glaciers. There is an abundance of wildlife to view in this area including bears. Visit Fort Seward, one of the last military bases built in Alaska during the Gold Rush. Also visit the Haines’ historic cemetery with headstones dating to the late 1800’s. And a Haines, Alaska must see is the Hammer Museum.

Parking Location

Chilkoot Lake State Recreation Site, (907) 269-8400, Haines, AK, 32 sites, tables, fire rings. $20/night. 14% grade gravel park entrance. Gravel sites, some pull thrus. 35’ max. No cell coverage. Nice view of glaciers from camp host cabin.

Directions and Other Information

From Haines go 11 miles north on Chilkoot Lake Road to Lutak Road.

GPS Coordinates

59.13881 -135.36936.Click on link to see Google Map