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Hiking The Tongass National Rainforest

Price: $99.00
Note: This tour operates from May 2nd through September 30th
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Tongass National Rainforest Guided Hiking Tour

Take a trip through Tongass National Forest, one of the Ketchikan's most notable attractions. During this Ketchikan cruise port tour, you'll hike on the USDA Forest Service trail and be surrounded by beautiful Alaskan wilderness. Whether you're traveling alone, with family or with friends, this is an enjoyable experience for all. Book your Ketchikan excursion tour now.

This fun trek covers about 4 miles of the forest. It's an easy walk that travelers of all ages can take part in. The tour is limited to no more than 12 people to ensure a personalized, high-quality experience. Your guide will take you across meadows, through groves and past waterfalls in search of the forest's critters including bears, deer and salmon it's a photographer's dream. If you've never been to Tongass National Forest, you're in for a treat. The nation's largest national forest is full of sights that will leave you with many lasting memories.

The hiking tour includes expert guide as well as private transport between the downtown dock and the forest. Comfortable clothing and shoes are strongly recommended. Reserve your spot now and make your time in the Ketchikan unforgettable.

Shore Excursion Size
Shore Excursion Type
Active, Scenic, Cultural
Shore Excursion Duration
3 hours
Activity Level
Shore Excursion Leaves From
Cruise Ship Pier
Food/Beverage Provided
Bottled Water
For all tours in Alaska, we recommend dressing in layers with the top layer being waterproof. Sensible walking shoes that may get wet are also suggested.
Guests must be able to walk / stand for at least two hours on this 3 mile journey. Minimum age to participate is 5 years old.
4.5 Stars4.5Based On 15 Reviews Review This Tour
5 StarsDelightful day hikeOctober 20, 2017

Reviewer: Ron Sobczak
Although we do much longer and more strenuous hikes on our own, this was a delightful day hike in a beautiful rain forest. The guide was informative and personable and we learned a lot about the ecology which we would not have learned if we did the hike ourselves. Good added value to the experience. We had enough time after the hike to explore Ketchikan.

4 StarsTongass Rainforest HikeSeptember 05, 2017

Reviewer: Joan Horan
Our tour guide was a resident of Alaska with a lot of insight on the Rainforest. The weather was gorgeous and the hike welcomed. Unfortunately we did not observe any wildlife.

5 StarsVery nice up close and personal walk August 09, 2017

Reviewer: Tammi
We were so grateful to have taken this excursion through the Tongass National Rainforest. Our guide was as nice and thoughtful as could be. We (4) were each given a bottle of water and a snack. We took a 2 hour stroll through this wooded area with waterfalls, and many different plants that our guide had a lot of knowledge about. We were so pleased to come across 2 eagles in their habitat, and it was stunning just watching. It was a place far removed from our world and so quiet....totally enjoyed

4 StarsHiking The Tongass National RainforestJuly 10, 2017

Reviewer: Chynell Jefferson
Even though it rained the entire time of our hike the tour was great. I enjoyed the Tour Guide and her narration. I also liked we were a small group in a van. Glad I did not change my mind due to the weather.

5 StarsHike in KetchikanDecember 08, 2016

Reviewer: Sandra Scott
Carol was an absolutely wonderful hiking guide. She lives in Ketchikan so had deep knowledge of the area. She knew her flora and fauna. I would highly recommend this tour.

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