Misty Fjords National Monument, Ketchikan

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Visit Misty Fjords National Monument to see snow-capped mountains behind jagged granite cliff walls that were carved by ancient glaciers. The fjords are part of a coastal rainforest area that is often shrouded in clouds and mist, giving the area its name. In the water, watch for orcas, porpoises, sea lions, seals, and salmon. On land, you might see bears, deer, wolves, wolverines, moose, and mountain goats as well as hummingbirds and migratory sea birds. You can only access the remote fjords by floatplane or cruise ship. For the more adventurous, boat drops for kayaking can be arranged. Take a look at our Ketchikan trip itinerary tool to schedule your visit to Misty Fjords National Monument and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • As we had taken a previous Alaska Inland Passage cruise, we decided to do a different excursion out of Ketchikan this time. We went to the Misty Fjords. We were the only tour boat there. It was... 
    As we had taken a previous Alaska Inland Passage cruise, we decided to do a different excursion out of Ketchikan this time. We went to the Misty Fjords. We were the only tour boat there. It was...  more »
  • We visited this area on a Lindblad/National Geographic cruise.It was wonderful to wake up and see the mountains covered in mists. Gorgeous scenery. 
    We visited this area on a Lindblad/National Geographic cruise.It was wonderful to wake up and see the mountains covered in mists. Gorgeous scenery.  more »

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