Sitka trails recreation opportunity guide.

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Published by Alaska Natural History Association in Anchorage, Alaska .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Sitka Region (Alaska),
  • Tongass National Forest (Alaska),
  • Alaska,
  • Sitka Region,
  • Tongass National Forest

Subjects:

  • Hiking -- Alaska -- Sitka Region -- Guidebooks,
  • Hiking -- Alaska -- Tongass National Forest -- Guidebooks,
  • Trails -- Alaska -- Sitka Region -- Guidebooks,
  • Trails -- Alaska -- Tongass National Forest -- Guidebooks,
  • Sitka Region (Alaska) -- Guidebooks,
  • Tongass National Forest (Alaska) -- Guidebooks

Edition Notes

Book details

GenreGuidebooks.
ContributionsAlaska Natural History Association., Sitka Ranger District (Alaska)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGV199.42.A42 S587 1995
The Physical Object
Pagination79 p. :
Number of Pages79
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL752413M
ISBN 100930931165
LC Control Number97147124

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It is well marked with signs. The upper Gavan Hill Trail has multiple staircases, switchbacks, and log steps with a steep climb.

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Sitka Sedge (Carex aquatilis v. dives) reflects several of the unique characteristics of this new park. Graceful. Ecologically important. Natural. Visitors can hike the miles of looping trails, including the 1/2-mile-long Beltz Dike Trail that leads from the parking area west through Sand Lake Estuary and coniferous forested dunes to the beach.

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When staying on the Equinox you can expect having the cozy comforts of a home on the water with easy access to hiking trails, local. Cross Trail has several entry points-Sitka High School, Kramer Avenue, Baranof Street and off Indian River Trail.

Wide and easily accessed. It's a link between Indian River Trail and Harbor Mountain Trail. You'll walk through forest and muskegs depending on how far you walk 5/5(7).

Many Sitka visitors come for the great outdoors, but the oldest National Park around isn’t necessarily the biggest. Sitka National Historic Park is just acres, but boasts a rich variety of hiking trails, carving demonstrations, ranger-led walks throughout the spring, and even ethnographic displays.

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He left the swamps of the. Sitka Trail Works, Inc. Halibut Point Road, Sitka, AK Sitka Trailworks, Inc. is a non-profit membership organization dedicated to the development, maintenance, and promotion of Sitka area trails.

Occasional guided hikes, maps, volunteer trail maintenance, and special events are offered throughout the summer. Phone () The Sitka Trail Plan is the result of a three year, community-wide, planning effort. This plan achieves the primary goal established in by setting a clear direction for managing, maintaining and promoting Sitka trails.

“Managing” includes trail planning and design, construction. Sitka Public Library, formerly Kettleson Memorial Library is the public library for Sitka.

It receives aboutguests annually and houses a collection of 75, books, audiobooks, music recordings, reference resources, videos (DVD and VHS) as well as an assortment of Alaskan and national periodicals.

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One of the nicest walks in town is right outside the door at the Sitka National Historical Park Visitor Center. The park features two loop trails connected by a footbridge spanning the Indian River, for a. Starrigavan Recreation Area. Forest: Tongass National Forest District: Sitka Ranger District Description: The Starrigavan Recreation Area is located near the historic community of Sitka.

It includes a lovely estuary and features a wide range of recreation facilities including camping and picnic sites, an artesian well, the Estuary Life Trail, Forest and Muskeg trail, and the Mosquito Cove trail.

Pick Berries (May thru September): All along Sitka's road and trail system is an abundance of lush bushes, often loaded with edible berries. It is a good idea to purchase a field guide book or ID card to take with you when hiking so that you can be sure that you only pick edible berries.

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The park hosts totem lined trails, cultural exhibits and carving rooms where Native Alaskan artisans demonstrate their totemic art form.

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Next, you’ll proceed for a visit to Sitka National Historical Park, where walking trails lined with authentic totem poles will guide you through the lush Tongass National Forest.

As you cross the bridge at Indian River, you’ll learn about the rain forest’s ecosystem, local plant and animal life.

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There are a dozen U.S. Forest Service hiking trails accessible from the roads around Sitka and another 20 rough trails you can get to by plane or boat. A beautifully made little book, Sitka Trails (Alaska Geographic), covers each trail with a detailed.

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