Rainforest Trail Bike and Hike
Make your way to a creek-side camp to sink your teeth into tasty Alaskan-styled snacks like smoked salmon and wild berry jam, see carnivorous plants like Sundew and other flora on a nature walk and more when you book this exciting outdoor excursion in Ketchikan. If you're an outdoor enthusiast or nature lover, then this is the tour for you! Your tour includes an experienced Alaskan tour guide who will show you the beauty of the Tongass National during an exciting three-mile mountain bike expedition through the beautiful forest with the convenience of all equipment, rain gear, helmet and mountain bike to travel over varying terrains that offers accessibility to riders with varying riding abilities. Get a surprise souvenir to commemorate your time in Ketchikan, a chance to dine on delicious bites like hot clam chowder and smoked salmon and take a guided nature trail walk to see exotic plants like Sundew and wildlife like bald eagles.
Kick off this outdoor odyssey by meeting up with your guide near the famous rain gauge to take a scenic drive to your first stop at the Tongass National Forest. As the largest national forest in Alaska, the Tongass spans 17 million acres of land and has an abundance of centuries-old Hemlock and Spruce trees. Follow your guide under the canopy of old Spruce and Hemlock trees that tower over the three-mile historic coastal trail you'll travel along via a mountain bike. Enjoy the gently sloped elevations of the forest and its vast terrain as you enjoy this national forest's unspoiled beauty.
Next, follow your guide to a nearby rustic creek-side camp to sit by a warm campfire to dine on delectable Alaskan-style delights, including smoked salmon, rolls, hot clam chowder, and wild berry jam. Whet your palate with cold lemonade, hot chocolate, or other delicious beverages as you take in the beauty of the stunning views of the salmon street at this gorgeous riverside camp. After devouring your Alaskan-style snacks, follow your guide on a nature trail walk through the rainforest to see the majestic and mysterious flora and fauna like black-tailed deer, bald eagles and the carnivorous Sundew plant that traps small insects with its sticky tentacles. Before returning to your cruise pier take a scenic drive and get a chance to reflect on the picturesque views of Ketchikan's nature highlights for the perfect end to your trip.
From mountain biking through the Tongass National Forest to enjoying a scenic drive, this guided tour offers much to see and do. Reserve your spot today on this epic adventure for an unforgettable time in Alaska!
Please Note: Approximate time on the bike is 45 minutes and 40 minutes for the nature walk. This tour will operate in most weather conditions.