Private Chilkoot Lake Nature and Wildlife Viewing in Haines
Your 4 hour journey takes you along a seaside drive to Chilkoot Lake State Park with your expert naturalist guide who will share fascinating facts about the area's unique wildlife and ecosystems. Chilkoot Lake State Park wows visitors and locals alike with its turquoise lake, snow-capped mountains, and salmon-filled river.
While here, your guide will point out significant Tlingit cultural sites and wildlife such as migratory birds, brown bear, and harbor seals. Wildflowers and bald eagles abound in the summer months, while August and September bring more brown bears to the rivers to feed. Your guide will also set up a powerful spotting scope so you can see eye to eye with a majestic bald eagle.
Continue your expedition with a drive along the beautiful Chilkat River, with a stop for pictures at the historic Letnikof Cove Cannery nicely positioned in front of the Rainbow Glacier. Your tour concludes with a delicious lunch at the Pilot Light Restaurant. The chef and owner, Cambria Goodwin of "Cupcake Wars", will treat you to her signature salmon bisque soup, homemade bread, Caesar salad and dessert. There is no better way to experience the magic and majesty of Chilkoot Lake than with your own guide in a private vehicle. Book now.