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Settlers Cove State Recreational Site

18 North Tongass Road, Ketchikan, AK 99501-3557
+1 907-269-8400
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Took my family here who have never visited SE Alaska.

I lived in Ketchikan for about 5 years many years ago. I loved this place when I lived there. I... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Brian L
This is a beautiful place to spend a night or two!

After traveling to Ketchikan on the Ferry, we headed directly up north to the end of the highway... read more

Reviewed 14 August 2017
DCockayne
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Salt Lake City, Utah
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“lunch creek” (4 reviews)
“camp host” (2 reviews)
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18 North Tongass Road, Ketchikan, AK 99501-3557
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I lived in Ketchikan for about 5 years many years ago. I loved this place when I lived there. I took my wife and two daughters here when we visited SE Alaska. This is by far the most beautiful place on the planet. Old tree...More

Thank Brian L
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Reviewed 14 August 2017

After traveling to Ketchikan on the Ferry, we headed directly up north to the end of the highway and into Settlers Cove Campground. There were several sites open but we found that site #1 suited us the best. The campground is a very short walk...More

Thank DCockayne
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Reviewed 19 July 2017

I vIsited here with Ketchikan Kayaks...we rode ebikes from their center nearby. Lots of fun, excellent guides.

Thank Janice W
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Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

15$ a night. No dumpstation, no water at the sites, and no water for motorhomes. No cell service. Only a few campsites and none are near the bay or overlook the bay. They could have made this campground real nice but they failed. Too expensive...More

Thank Monika R
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Reviewed 28 June 2017

Kat from Taxicab tours brought us here and we hiked through the rainforest to get to the beach. The beach was at mid-tide and coming in quickly, so we didn't have much time to look around on the beach or find wildlife. What we saw...More

Thank Guitarjess
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Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

The views are exceptional! We took my granddaughter out at a negative low tide. At these times, you can walk way out onto the beach, finding all sorts of sea life in the tidal pools.....star fish, sun stars, eels, bullhead fish, crabs, China hats....all sorts...More

Thank Anita T
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Reviewed 2 June 2016

We were traveling with a small group on Norwegian Sun and decided to spend the day just the two of us. We first toured the Bight Totem Park and then decided to explore. We drove just a few miles pas the Totem Park to a...More

Thank HappyTummys
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Reviewed 8 September 2015

Within a few steps down the trail, you will leave the world behind and experience the rain forest of southeast Alaska. The woods and water combine to let you for a moment see unexplored and undeveloped Alaska as the pioneers and native peoples knew. Bring...More

Thank TryitYoullLikeIt
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Reviewed 29 July 2015

We stumbled across Settlers Cove State Recreational Site as we were exploring the area near our Bed & Breakfast. What an excellent surprise! It is so peaceful with a well kept path to a waterfall, picnic tables along the way, and 1 mile loop path...More

1  Thank KMS845
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Reviewed 28 July 2015

Oh, my. Old growth rain forest with waterfalls and rugged shoreline. Well improved trails make this easy for anyone. Do take the stairs up to the the main waterfall. Worth it! As for the flora and fauna, it's the real thing. I've visited a lot...More

1  Thank backpackluxury
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Marina L
20 January 2015|
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Response from Hibiscus_KTN | Reviewed this property |
The park is out the road a ways. Yes you could take a Taxi but it would cost a fare amount. I would suggest before you hire a taxi you get a quote on the cost from the taxi as to how much they will charge you. There are... More
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