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Beautiful

The waterfalls in the canyon are just spectacular.The drive will leave you amazed at the... read more

Reviewed November 8, 2018
smgriffisg
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Valdez, Alaska
Beautiful drive

This was are 2nd time through keystone canyon it is one of the most beautiful drives you can take... read more

Reviewed August 20, 2018
U8428SJmarkr
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Valley Center, Kansas
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Reviewed November 8, 2018

The waterfalls in the canyon are just spectacular.The drive will leave you amazed at the beauty.Summer or winter it is all worth seeing.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank smgriffisg
Reviewed August 23, 2018

Beautiful canyon with a few waterfalls, including Bridal Veil falls and Horsetail falls. Richardson highway is superb.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 20, 2018

This was are 2nd time through keystone canyon it is one of the most beautiful drives you can take. We had clear skies which made it even better

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed August 14, 2018 via mobile

This is my favorite area in Alaska as I love waterfalls. This visit the weather was not great but the falls were still fully visable. There is a nice pull off area for horseshoe and bridal falls.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank GregoryT3037
Reviewed August 7, 2018

Despite rain and heavy clouds the Keystone Canyon is beautiful and well worth the drive to experience. Efforts by rival companies tried to build a railroad through here to tap into the lucrative copper and gold mining in the area.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank jbwhitehouse
Reviewed August 2, 2018

Travel early and no one will be around. Difficult to take decent pictures with parked RVs all along the road. When we came back from Valdez around 8am, not a soul was there. We had the place to ourselves. Beautiful waterfalls, steeply cut canyon, curves...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Mike5466
Reviewed July 27, 2018 via mobile

The waterfalls are beautiful and pretty high and big! No one should miss it visiting Valdez! There is a lot of parking space in the pullouts from Richardson Highway right by the waterfalls for picture taking.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank mpenzakc
Reviewed July 23, 2018 via mobile

The hills and the waterfalls are amazing to see. For my husband to take selfies it must be amazing!!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Susan M
Reviewed July 21, 2018

The land of Waterfalls, raging rivers, snowy mountains, wildlife all in a short drive. The Lowe River is raging down the valley. We stop at Horsetail Falls and Bridal Veil Falls in Keystone Canyon. After Bridal Veil Falls we drive pass Rudleston Falls. We stop...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank ericbJ4556SY
Reviewed July 17, 2018

We drove through the canyon on a beautiful day. Great views on all sides of the road and straight ahead. Most scenic drive in Alaska.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Robertcopeland
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