Take This Rainforest Trail In Alaska For An Enchanting Adventure

If you are looking for a beautiful new place to visit in Alaska, consider an enchanting adventure in remote Yakutat. This coastal community at the mouth of Yakutat Bay is on the very beginning of the Alaskan panhandle. Accessible by ferry or plane from Juneau or Valdez, this area is rich with rugged wilderness and incredibly scenic. Visit Yakutat and head to the remote public use cabin for an enchanting adventure. Head to the Russell Fjord Wilderness in Yakutat for a memorable hike through the rainforest in Alaska.

Russell Fiord (Fjord) Trail
Tongass National Forest
Terminus Forest Road 9955
Yakutat, AK

Directions to Trailhead:

From Yakutat, drive Forest Highway #10 (Dangerous River Road) east towards Harlequin Lake approximately 11.5 miles. Turn left on East Gate Road and follow East Gate Road 4.0 miles to the trailhead located at the end of the road.

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