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Address: Ketchikan, AK
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The nation's largest national forest.

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Ketchikan Zipline Adventure
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Tongass Rainforest Hiking Expedition
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Ketchikan Rainforest Nature Walk and Sightseeing Cruise

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Enchanting

Anywhere you go in the Tongass National Forest you will be amazed at the enchanting scenery. There are great hiikng trails that ALWAYS lead you to a magical place of nature... a... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Ketchikan, Alaska
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Ketchikan, Alaska
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Anywhere you go in the Tongass National Forest you will be amazed at the enchanting scenery. There are great hiikng trails that ALWAYS lead you to a magical place of nature... a lake... a waterfall.... a breathtaking view.... The people you meet on the trails are friendly.... Stop at Knudson Cove (you just may catch a whale feeding) and have... More 

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Ketchikan, Alaska
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

What can you say about a forest that is a thousand miles long. Wildlife, trees, 12 kinds of ferns, berries galore and mushrooms. A wonderful example of God's creation.

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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

I felt honored and humbled to spend time in Tongass National Forest. We spent many days in AK exploring all different parts of the forest and each is truly breathtaking. We took our 9 year old to see it as it is- hopefully their generation will be able to keep it from being trashed for everyone else.

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Dearborn, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

Went through part of the forest in Juneau Alaska. Very interesting learning about the different stages of growth and formation.

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Abilene, TX
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

We took a tour through Tongass with a very knowledgable guide. The history behind the forest is absolutely fascinating, and the forest itself is breathtaking.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

Spent 3 weeks cruising the South-east Alaska and also spent quite a bit of time bush whacking or walking through this public area. Going from island to island, variety exists at every turn. Impressive, vast, simple, peaceful are some of the many words to explain this unique area. Wildlife can be spotted - but not so easy when in amongst... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

The last frontier is apparent and attainable here... you'll see everything from bald eagles to native flora and fauna. It's a do no miss.

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Cary, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

We hiked through the Tongass National Forest on well-maintained paths. Our guide pointed out different trees, lichens, mushrooms, and the bog. She said that animals avoided the bog because the surface could not hold their weight. Our grandsons were especially enthralled with the large banana slugs and the more unsightly black slugs, which she said were an invasive species. The... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016

There is so much to see with great photo opportunities. I saw so many eagles there. And camping and hiking too.

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Roswell, New Mexico
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

A nice little hike. There a lots of wooden steps installed to keep the trail accessible to all but the mobility impaired. I might of like a few more informational placards to help you know what all you were seeing, but then again it is nice not to have a lot of clutter along the way. Nice hike

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