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Prince William Sound, Alaska

#18 of 117 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. By using our Alaska trip app , you can arrange your visit to Prince William Sound and other attractions in Alaska.
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  • We chartered the Discovery Voyager with Captain Dean, Meg (also a licensed captain & chef) and Tori (also licensed and activities lead) for a 5-day, 4-night cruise of Prince William Sound out of Whitt...  more »
  • Prince William Sound is boarded by numerous mountains, glaciers, fjords and shoreline. It has the Kenai Peninsula on its western border and is surrounded by Chugach National Forest mostly owned by the...  more »
  • This is just an amazing region! We saw the sound from the land, boat cruise and kayak. There is so much wildlife and beauty here!
  • loved the whole experience. Everything from the wildlife (sea otters) to the glaciers. It is definitely a wonderful place to explore.

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