Alaska December 08, 2016
10 Gorgeous Frozen Waterfalls In Alaska That Must Be Seen To Be Believed
If you were looking for more proof that
the last frontier is the ultimate winter wonderland state, these incredibly striking and perfectly pristine frozen waterfalls will surely have you convinced. As raw, rugged nature becomes completely frozen in time, these breathtakingly beautiful frozen waterfalls are transformed into the most epic photo-op that you’ll ever have the opportunity to experience. These special spots must be seen to be believed, and you’ll want to visit at least once.
1. Keystone Canyon
Keystone Canyon in Valdez is one of the most unique and special places in Alaska. Both Horsetail Falls and Bridal Veil Falls look stunning during the winter months when they are frozen into a frosty wonderland. Access to these incredible sights is off of the Richardson Highway.
2. Turnagain Arm
Anyone living in Southcentral Alaska surely knows all about these phenomenal waterfalls that line the Seward Highway going from Anchorage to Girdwood. These are all incredible sights to behold with the consistent ability to distract us from keeping our eyes on the road at times.
3. Prince William Sound
While heading down the Seward Highways towards the town of Whittier, you'll see lots of frozen waterfalls along the way. Quite possibly the most jaw-dropping are once you drive towards the tunnel and experience hanging glaciers in the distance with frozen waterfalls lining the mountains and rock faces.
The cute little coastal town of Seward on The Kenai, Alaska's Playground has a lot of incredible natural wonders. We can't help but to be obsessed with this one waterfall which sits perfectly on the mountain side overlooking the ocean. Absolutely stunning!
Nestled deep in the Tongass National Forest is a special sight only available by airplane or a lengthy backcountry hike. How does a frozen lake, natural dam and frozen waterfall sound to you? Sounds pretty freaking incredible to us!
Across from the Copper River Basin in Chitina is where you'll find a variety of frozen winter wonderland waterfalls during the dark, chilly months. Be sure to have your camera ready because these sights must be seen to be believed!
7. Black Rapids
When Black Rapids in Delta Junction freezes over, the sights are really best described as being overwhelmingly beautiful. With glacier and mountain views as far as the eyes can see, plus a shot at seeing the Northern Lights at nightfall - you'll be taking photos nonstop.
Alaska's state capital city of Juneau is filled with hidden wonders. From the frozen winter views at Nugget Creek Falls to the various trails in the backcountry leading through mini frozen waterfalls along the way. You'll never run out of places to explore in this magical region.
9. Mill Bay Beach
Mill Bay Beach on Kodiak Island isn't known for having epic proportions of snow, but it does have some pretty sweet little frozen waterfalls that develop during the winter months. Take a stroll with the dogs and go beach combing while soaking in a variety of unique landscapes.
10. South Fork Falls
Located in Eagle River, South Fork Falls is a sweet little winter escape, especially after a good snowfall. Enjoy fresh powder with immaculate views of frozen waterfall magic in the distance.
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