Have you wondered about all the best waterfalls in Alaska? Alaska has an incredible amount of waterfalls, and we are well into the season where they really roar! When the snowpack starts to melt in the spring (or as the rains come in the summer), Alaskans can be assured that all of these awesomely amazing waterfalls will be at their best. Here is a list of some of our favorite Alaskan waterfalls!

Do you have any favorite waterfalls near me in Alaska that you love to observe? Tell us which one in the comments! If you’re looking for more spring adventures, check out our picks for one dozen of the best must-visit places in Alaska.

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Best Waterfalls In Alaska

What is the tallest waterfall in Alaska?

  • At 2,100 feet, Pitchfork Falls in Skagway is the tallest waterfall in Alaska. Not only that, but it’s one of the tallest waterfalls in the world! The waterfall certainly belongs on your bucket list.


Are there any waterfall road trips I can take in Alaska?

If you’re in the market for a road trip, we have an incredible one for you! Our Ultimate Alaska Waterfalls Road Trip is an adventure worth taking around the state.

  • Start your journey at Thunderbird Falls before heading off to South Fork Eagle River Falls and several other gorgeous falls before the trip ends at Horsetail Falls. It’s time to gas up the car and go!


What are some of the most scenic hikes in Alaska?

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