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Keystone Canyon

Valdez, AK
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Gorgeous canyons and waterfalls

I loved the scenic route and enjoyed the way. Be mindful that the whole drive is less than 30... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Tampa, Florida
Awesone Waterfalls

A must stop and photo op on the trip into Valdez. Creation of the road into Valdez was a... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Palmer, Alaska
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Area known for great river rafting.
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Valdez, AK
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I loved the scenic route and enjoyed the way. Be mindful that the whole drive is less than 30 minutes, but we stopped and took the pictures.

Thank SVAA0814
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A must stop and photo op on the trip into Valdez. Creation of the road into Valdez was a significant engineering achievement.

Thank DAVE E
Reviewed 8 December 2017

Drove through Keystone Canyon from Chitna to Valdez. It was awesome to drive through, and we stopped at Bridal Veil Falls and Horseshoe falls. Great views to stop on the side and take in the view.

Thank Shelly D
Reviewed 30 September 2017

My wife and I passed through the canyon while driving from the Copper Princess Wilderness Lodge in Copper Center to Valdez to take a glacier cruise. Even thought it was a very overcast drive with some light rain/fog off and on during our trip, it...More

Thank MT1
Reviewed 22 September 2017

What an amazing place and canyon to see! Have only seen it in winter while heliskiing with Blackops Valdez. We would drive through the canyon from the lodge each morning and night and the ice fall are amazing to say the least! We saw folks...More

Thank paully692017
Reviewed 4 September 2017

The waterfalls were spectacular, due to the rain. Well worth slowing down and pulling over a few times.

Thank Kara G
Reviewed 29 August 2017

We have driven through Keystone Canyon for many years and are always pulling over to gawk at the beautiful waterfalls. Top it off, the history behind the canyon is just super cool! Plenty of photo opportunities here, good for stretching the legs and just marveling...More

Thank Bill H
Reviewed 21 August 2017

The highlight of our drive to Valdez. We had a clear sunny day and could stop and watch the view. We were told that we got a good day, usually when its rainy, the route is foggy and people miss the whole scenery.

Thank CoffeeMust
Reviewed 2 August 2017

I traveled to Valdez from Girdwood the first week of June 2017. I had read on here that the drive from Anchorage to Valdez was one of the most scenic drives in the state and that is the truth. I had never been to the...More

Thank rbrownintn
Reviewed 26 July 2017

We did a lot of driving in Alaska, and this was a very cool surprise on our way to Valdez from Anchorage. In driving around Anchorage, Seward and Talkeetna we saw a great deal of stunning scenery. None of it more dramatic or impressive than...More

Thank PaulTex97
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