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Prince William Sound, Alaska

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#13 of 68 in Nature in Alaska
Experience a part of the Chugach National Forest with more than 6,100 km (3,800 mi) of shoreline. Prince William Sound of the Gulf of Alaska is known for its beautiful scenery and abundance of wild plant and animal life, as well as its significant commercial fishing and oil involvement. The coastal region has hundreds of bird, land, and marine species, including the country's national animal, the bald eagle. Book a boat tour to see some of the 150 glaciers in the region. You can also kayak or sail through the bays, hike beyond the coastline, or take a wildlife-watching cruise. Take a look at our Valdez trip itinerary maker to schedule your visit to Prince William Sound and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • August 3, 2017
    We saw the sound during a cruise from Vancouver to Alaska and found it absolutely impressive. We were totally lucky as that day it was sunny the whole day. I even got a sunburn. Whenever you are in th...  more »
  • July 23, 2017
    I got up early and walk along the Sound toward the Tunnel. It was a very peaceful walk. The fish were jumping in the Sound. The scenery can not be beat.  more »
  • July 15, 2017
    Six different tidewater glaciers come down from the ridgeline into the fjords, this is the largest accumulation of tide waters anywhere in the world. Traveling towards the fjord, we saw lots of sea ot...  more »

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