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Located about 15 miles west of Juneau, this island is perfect for nearly...

Located about 15 miles west of Juneau, this island is perfect for nearly every outdoor activity.

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Fortress of the Brown Bears - Admiralty Island

When we went salmon fishing in Alaska, we were by Admiralty Island. There is a lighthouse on the island. In addition, it is known as the "Fortress of the Bears". It has one... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 26 September 2014
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2014

When we went salmon fishing in Alaska, we were by Admiralty Island. There is a lighthouse on the island. In addition, it is known as the "Fortress of the Bears". It has one of the world's highest density brown bear populations. There are approximately one bear per square mile - 1600 bears; 1600 square miles. Brown bears like to fish... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2013

I've visited Admiralty four times on wilderness volunteer projects. It is a bit hard to get to, especially beyond Angoon, but it is beautiful beyond words. Even on the ferry to Angoon from Juneau, one will routinely see whales and dolphins and, of course, bald eagles. Canoeing, fishing, and bear viewing are among the attractions.

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