The best camping near Alaska Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve

Discover the most magical spots to pitch your tent or park your rig on your next Alaska Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve adventure.

Alaska Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve: A Haven for Wildlife and Adventure.  

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Haines River Camp

4 sites · Tents6 acres · Haines, AK
We have owned this property since 1996 and have found it to be a special healing place and have now decided to share it with other special people. It is approximately 6 acres on the Chilkat river, with about 1200 feet of river frontage. The Cathedral Peaks are directly across the river from the property, which has southern exposure and each campsite has sunset views. All the salmon species swim up the river. The subject property has nursery streams for the salmon. They do not spawn here, but the fry come from upstream spawning grounds to grow up a bit before heading out to the ocean. Swans nest in a nearby pond and sometimes play in the river out front. Evenings and nights are quite and peaceful
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Fort Camp

1 site · RV1 acre · Haines, AK
Welcome to magical Haines, Alaska. I have a RV space available. Water power sewer included. Located a few blocks from Historic Fort Seward Please contact host to make arrangements. Learn more about this land: Private area with views of Trees, Mountains, and Water. Location is within walking distance to Fort Seward, Fast Ferry, and Town.
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The best camping near Alaska Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve guide

Overview

About

Embark on a journey to the Alaska Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve, where the majestic bald eagle reigns supreme. This 48,000-acre sanctuary along the Chilkat, Kleheni, and Tsirku Rivers offers unparalleled opportunities for eagle watching, fishing, and river rafting. Traverse the scenic 2-mile riverside trail and immerse yourself in the thrill of wildlife viewing in one of the world's most significant eagle habitats.

When to go

The prime time to visit the Alaska Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve is during the late fall and early winter months. This period marks the largest congregation of bald eagles, offering a spectacle like no other. While the preserve is open year-round, the shoulder seasons may offer fewer services and less predictable weather conditions.

Know before you go

  • Ensure to view eagles and wildlife from designated pullouts along the Haines Highway to minimize disturbance.
  • Accessibility is a priority, with ADA facilities available for inclusive enjoyment of the preserve.
  • Prepare for the outdoors; carry essentials and dress appropriately for changing weather conditions.
  • Check the latest trail condition reports and park advisories before your visit.
  • Remember to respect the natural habitat and preserve resources for future generations.

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