Nature and Wildlife

When you’re located in the middle of a temperate rainforest, with State Parks, a Rainforest Sanctuary and beaches on three sides, it’s a bit difficult to ignore nature and all the wildlife within. Not that you’d want to. Consider getting a great overview of the Tongass National Forest over at the Southeast Alaska Discovery Center and then get out and spend some time discovering it for yourself! You can experience the Tongass and all its many inhabitants in several ways—by land, air or sea!

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  1. Alaska Rainforest Sanctuary

    This 40 acre rainforest reserve includes tall stands of spruce, hemlock and cedar trees with a forest floor saturated with mosses, wild flowers and a variety of berries.   More...

  2. Taquan Air

    Taquan Air–Ketchikan’s most trusted name in aviation. Specializing in Misty Fjords flights, remote bear viewing, flightseeing tours, fly-out crab feasts, remote fishing excursions, and more! Ketchikan’s Medallion Shield Carrier!

  3. Lighthouse Excursions

    Award-winning wildlife adventure! See guaranteed abundant eagles & their nests, Totem Bight State Park, Vallenar Wildlife Viewing Area & Guard Island Lighthouse. "Tour Guide of the Year" 10 years and 5 STAR Rated!

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