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Keystone Canyon

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Address: Valdez, AK

Area known for great river rafting.

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Best 3 mile scenic drive!

Keystone Canyon always leaves me amazed no matter what season we go there. The perpendicular cliffs and waterfalls are breathtaking. If you go in winter you can watch the ice... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Nona S
Anchor Point, Alaska
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Anchor Point, Alaska
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Keystone Canyon always leaves me amazed no matter what season we go there. The perpendicular cliffs and waterfalls are breathtaking. If you go in winter you can watch the ice climbers on bridal veil falls. It's amazing!

Thank Nona S
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Reviewed 13 March 2017

This is a trip you must do as you approach Valdez on the Richardson highway. You will be surrounded by mountains that reach to over 8000 feet and water falls that are several hundred fee high. A good way to enjoy your trip into Valdez and Prince William Sound.

Thank Alan L
Llanbedr, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 660 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 January 2017

My wife and I travelled through Keystone Canyon during our journey from Anchorage to Valdez and again on our return journey from Valdez to Fairbanks during our escorted ‘Natural Wonders of Alaska’ tour with Titan Travel. Our motor coach stopped near two of the canyon's famous waterfalls, Horsetail Falls and Bridal Veil Falls. Their waters were in full flow at the time of our visit from... More 

7 Thank Rhys J
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Reviewed 27 January 2017

You have to drive throw it to get to Valdez. It's a beautiful drive and awesome views of the water falls and the river that runs throw it. You have to stop to take pictures of the awesome waterfalls.

1 Thank Darlene B
North Mackay, Australia
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109 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

If you go to Alaska to see scenery the drive into Valdez over Thompson Pass and down through Keystone Canyon is the jackpot. Plan to stop at the top of Thompson Pass than go for a walk out along the ridge and sit a while with your back to the road and drink in the spectacular snow capped mountain views.... More 

3 Thank 1never2late
Hod Hasharon, Israel
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48 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 October 2016

After 10 miles from the town of Valdez if you North. the road turns sharply to the left and a green sign marks you as you enter into the Keystone Canyon. The road for 3.5 mile passes through a narrow canyon . The most impressive in the canyov is that in number of places from a great height waterfalls fall... More 

2 Thank davidkalir
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Take your time and enjoy the view! More waterfalls than you can count and breathtaking scenery. Definitely worth the trip.

Thank Akkitten
Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2016

The canyon in at mile 15 on the richardstwon highway whicvh is a very scenic drive betwnn Fairbanks and Valdez, Make sure to stop and take in the views of the waterfalls and mountains. Other must stops are at horsetail and bridal veil falls

Thank alanmary16
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2016

Driving to Valdez is without a doubt the most scenic drive in Alaska and Keystone canyon is a highlight worth stopping for.

1 Thank EricEthridge
Brisbane, Australia
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218 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 August 2016

We drove through here on the way to Valdez Lots of lovely waterfalls There is a place to stop to take your pictures

Thank nonna54

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