Alaska May 16, 2018
This All-Day Float Trip Will Make Your Alaska Summer Complete
Watch the scenery roll by all day long while in a large, sturdy raft on this wonderful float near Hope. Six Mile Creek is one of the best places to raft in all of Alaska and you’ll love spending all day in the wilderness. As the clear running creek heads out of the Chugach Mountains, it tapers from an easy, wide drainage area to a tight stream with Class V white-water rapids. Take this float in Alaska either just on the easy, gentle first section, or all the way through the canyons on a white-water rafting adventure.
Chugach Outdoor Center
Mile 7.5 Hope Highway
Take a rafting tour through the Turnagain Pass for a fabulous family-friendly day trip in the Hope area.
The town of Hope lies on the 17-mile Hope Highway, northwest of the Seward Highway near the mouth of Resurrection Creek. The nearby Turnagain Pass lies in the heart of the Chugach National Forest.
The tour begins at the Chugach Outdoor Center headquarters. Rafting participants are briefed on safety precautions and geared up. Guests ages 6 and up are able to float down the river.
This rafting trip meanders through the headwaters of the Six Mile Creek. A gentle cruise down the river is perfect for viewing wildlife and relaxing in nature.
Their knowledgeable guides take you on the water for a three-hour tour of the Turnagain Pass either for the full morning or afternoon.
This family float culminates at the end of the First Canyon. Those over 12-years-old can continue through the Second Canyon.
Those who crave a more involved experience can use take a paddle tour where participants paddle with direction from the guide.
The Second Canyon is more intense, boasting Class IV rapids. Nature's roller coaster takes you over a quick, fun dash through the second canyon.
Six mile Creek drops over 50 feet per mile as it flows down from the Chugach Mountains and cut its way through the canyons. The third canyon offers memorable Class V whitewater rafting for those 15 and older.
Choose the trip that suits you and your party and spend the rest of the day in the town of Hope, checking out the charming historical town.
For a thrilling adventure in the Alaskan wilderness, take a float down the Turnagain Pass and Six Mile Creek. A family cruise or a white-water adventure, but definitely a day in the wilderness of Alaska.
Watch a video of the adventure here:
While you are in the area, stop by
The Most Criminally Overlooked Town In Alaska. And it’s quite rare, but Only In Alaska Will You See Something Like This On A Rafting Trip Down The River.
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