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The nation's largest national forest.
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This forest is huge!! There are great hiking trails for every level--easy to superhard--rafting is available too. Beware of the bears!

Thank margaritasat5
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a nice leisurely walk in the small forest. The trees and bushes were interesting to see. My young adult children were excited to see the different colored slugs. Worth a visit

Thank savuka1958
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I would like to commend our guide Kelly for her passion and enthusiasm on taking us on this 3 hour hike through the rainforest. She is a grade 6 teacher and generalist who provided us very informative about the flora, fauna and...More

Thank Humbleharvey183
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The use of the word 'forest' may be too humbling for the Tongass National Forest - it's more like a wilderness expanse. Considering it covers 17 million acres, I think any review will be of a particular sub-slice, so here's mine... The resplendent beauty of...More

Thank ViktorTrue
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Was on land tour and traveled here - beautiful. Could spend a long time here - so very peaceful., will go back.

Thank Janis G
Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

Had a couple of nice cruises through this forest. It's massive, with many old growth trees, many waterfalls, and an impressive number of eagles. Even saw a bear. Beautiful country.

Thank zzzzdoc1
Reviewed 21 June 2017

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 11 June 2017

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 10 June 2017

"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 8 June 2017

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

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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
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