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Chilkoot River

Haines, AK
+1 907-766-2050
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  • Very good18%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
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“salmon” (50 reviews)
“bald eagles” (20 reviews)
“rented a car” (6 reviews)
LOCATION
Haines, AK
CONTACT
+1 907-766-2050
Ways to Experience Chilkoot River
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The area abounds in First Nation history and archeology. Just below the lake you can still the channels made from rocks that the First Nations built to funnel the fish into their traps. During the summer and fall you can fish for salmon. During the...More

Thank Ron747
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Guided tour of the river. Great for pictures of eagles, bears, beautiful scenes of forest mountains and all sorts of birds.

Thank jonpholt
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Reviewed 14 June 2018

Great river experience Javier and Rochelle were brilliant. Saw bears in the wild really enjoyed the day.

Thank I2838DFkenw
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Reviewed 6 June 2018

While staying in Haines we drove along the Chilkoot and it was very beautiful. We saw lots of wildlife and bird activity along the way. I was told it is the place to view bears in the summer. I can't wait to go back and...More

Thank Victor N M
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Reviewed 24 May 2018

We visited the park between 1930 and 2200 and then 0615 and 0900 the following morning. We saw at least a dozen bald eagles and one bear.

Thank Will R
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Reviewed 21 May 2018

I took a Bus Trip to the Chilkoot River to see the Bears catching the Salmon, and it was a wonderful experience. For anyone who want's to see bears in their natural habitat doing what Bears do, well this is the place to see them.

Thank paeonyrose
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Reviewed 2 October 2017

We rented a car and drove out to the river and then to the lake, stopping along the way. Although it was the end of September, there was still a salmon run going on. We saw eagles, seals, and lots of birds feasting on the...More

2  Thank sustrav
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Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

Could stay here for days and not get enough of the views! ❤️saw a bear, tons of Eagles and Salmon traveling upstream. Beautiful location

Thank Kortney H
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Reviewed 2 September 2017

We were on a family tour to see the Black Bear, BYRNE from the rainbow Glacier Adventures took us to the Chilkoot River,Plenty of Bears and Eagles as well as tourists

Thank airport2015
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Reviewed 28 August 2017

Chilkoot River (not to be mistaken for the Chilkat River) is a great place to see bears! We drove out one evening, and were not disappointed. There were 3 bears eating salmon. A little drive up takes you to Chilkoot Lake, which is also very...More

3  Thank bibi569
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Funinthesun299
25 May 2017|
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Response from Charles B | Reviewed this property |
We used Tom Ganner Photography . They offer a Photographer's Dream Package. Tom is an exceptional photographer and lives in Haines. Good shooting!
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FJO48
23 October 2015|
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Response from Sarah D | Reviewed this property |
I was there during the salmon run so caught a lot of Pinks. People were also catching Dolly Varden.
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