Yakutat

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Explore the beaches, rivers, bays, glaciers, and mountains of Yakutat. Surrounded by Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Tongass National Forest, you will be sure to find a wide variety of outdoor activities from surfing to some of the best saltwater sportfishing in Alaska.

Getting Here

Get here by plane or ferry. Alaska Airlines has daily flights from Seattle, Juneau, and Anchorage, and the Alaska State Ferry Kennicott stops several times each month during the spring, summer, and early fall seasons.

The Gateway to Hubbard Glacier

View the largest tidewater glacier in North America, just 30 miles by boat or plane from Yakutat. Hubbard Glacier spans more than six miles wide where it meets the ocean, and stands up to 400 feet tall, making it a spectacular sight to see. Visitors can also enjoy the beautiful Yakutat skyline which includes Mount St. Elias– the second tallest peak in the United States, standing at 18,008 feet. The Tlingit people Native to Yakutat call it Was-eiti-shaa, meaning “Mountain in Icy Bay”. For more information on activities, accommodations, and planning your trip click the link below.

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