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The nation's largest national forest.
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Reviewed yesterday

We rented some jeeps in Juneau from Hoonah Travel Adventures and drove out to Bear Paw Lake and out to Freshwater Bay. It was raining on and off and the road is dirt so you can't go more than about 30 MPH, so it took...More

Thank Mike V
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful haven for all creatures and I recommend a trip into this rainforest for everyone! I saw eagles swooping down from the sky over the Herring Cove! Local culture is also available to experience!

Thank Gail S
Reviewed 1 week ago

"Simply stunning." Strongly encourage visitors to spend time walking through parts of rain forest, either on your own or with a guide. This is a very, different, remarkably beautiful place.

Thank Seniordad
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our guide led us on a short narrated walk through a small portion of the 19 million (!) acres of this largest of national forests. It was almost as if Hollywood positioned the trees, logs, ferns and mosses and painted them varying shades of green...More

Thank Elaine H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We sailed through this national forest and the scenery is serene and spectacular. It's hard to grasp how huge it is!

Thank MaryR0seH
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice park with many trails. If you are a nature lover or a Botanist, this will be a great place. Ample parking, well labeled trails, mature trees, a large variety of berries and other plants, and streams.

Thank ishumoo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The forest and lake combine for a still and peaceful experience at Carlanna Lake after a steep 15 minutes hiking on the old access road.

1  Thank Loren778899
Reviewed 18 May 2017

On an Alaskan cruise in May 2017, we visited the Tongass National Forest numerous times in in the areas around Juneau, Sitka, and Ketchikan. It is the largest national forest in the United States at 17 million acres. There are also 19 designated wilderness areas...More

2  Thank Robert D
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Anywhere you go in the Tongass National Forest you will be amazed at the enchanting scenery. There are great hiikng trails that ALWAYS lead you to a magical place of nature... a lake... a waterfall.... a breathtaking view.... The people you meet on the trails...More

3  Thank jnc1927
Reviewed 18 January 2017

What can you say about a forest that is a thousand miles long. Wildlife, trees, 12 kinds of ferns, berries galore and mushrooms. A wonderful example of God's creation.

3  Thank Marlene S
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My husband and I will be in Ketchikan for a day with our cruise. Can you take a shuttle to the forest and do some light hiking without paying for a tour?
30 May 2017|
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Response from jnc1927 | Reviewed this property |
Because of your limited time... You can hike Rainbird trail... from the college for a good hike... it takes you to great views of Ketchikan... Ward Lake is a really easy hike around a the beautiful lake.... Carlanna Lake is... More
Can you recommend the Chichagof island Tour from Hoonah? The 4 reviews are so disparate and our ship warns us against Private tours because of the risk of missing the sailing.
12 August 2016|
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Response from James C | Reviewed this property |
I personally did not take the tour you question is about. However if you want my opinion, I have found that you can usually get onboard exactly the same tours that the cruise lines off simply by showing up and asking what... More