A close up of a hillside next to a body of water

Icy Strait Point - Wilderness Hike

A two-mile guided hike leads you through private, Native American-owned land for an up-close wilderness experience in the dense Tongass National Forest. Follow an abandoned logging trail and take in the spectacular panoramic views of Chichagof Island and across to Glacier Bay. Keep your camera at the ready – wildlife abounds!

  • Hike in a secluded location on privately owned Alaska native land with restricted public access.
  • Admire breathtaking 360 degree views: Icy Strait, Spasski Harbor, Admirality and Chichagof Islands and across to Glacier Bay.
  • Wildlife encounter opportunities at every step along the way, all with an experienced local Alaskan guide.
  • Difficulty level

    Level 3: Active - good mobility needed

  • Duration

    2 hours 30 mins

  • Min. passengers


  • Booking code


  • From

    68 €

  • Please note

    Participants must be in good health and able to independently navigate terrain over two miles.

This exceptional 2.5-hour opportunity to see the forested environs of Alaska begins with a ride through the town of Hoonah, which boasts the largest Tlingit village community in the world.

Venture out into the wilderness to the Spasski River Valley, along old logging roads located in the Tongass National Forest. At the trailhead, begin your two-mile hike through a spectacular stretch of nature that cuts through private Native American-owned lands that are both secluded and pristine. Arrive at the top of a mountain for unforgettable views across Chichagof Island and its surrounding waterways. You might even see a whale breaching in the distance.

Surrounded by lush foliage, your guide will provide details on the local flora and fauna and the diverse history of this great land. You may see brown bears, Sitka black-tailed deer and bald eagles.

Practical information

  • Language: English
  • Remarks: Minimum age is 7 years. Group size is limited to 24 hikers per guide. Participants must be in good health and able to independently navigate terrain over two miles. Wear sturdy hiking shoes and dress warmly in layers. This tour operates in all weather conditions.
  • Walking information: Walking over uneven, rocky surface.
  • Wheelchair accessible: No