Baranof Island, also sometimes called Baranov Island, Shee or Sitka Island is an island in the northern Alexander Archipelago in the Alaska Panhandle, in Alaska. The name Baranof was given in 1805 by Imperial Russian Navy captain U. F. Lisianski to honor Alexander Andreyevich Baranov. It was called Sheet’-ká X'áat'l by the native Tlingit people. It is the smallest of the ABC islands of Alaska.Find out how to plan Sitka trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.
The island has a land area of 1,607sqmi, which is slightly smaller than the State of Delaware. It measures 105mi by 30mi at its longest point and perpendicular widest point, respectively. It has a shoreline of 617mi. Baranof Island hosts the highest mountain in the Alexander Archipelago, and is the eighth largest island in Alaska, the tenth largest island in the United States, and the 137th largest island in the world. Its center is near. Most of the island lies within the limits of Tongass National Forest. A large part has been officially designated as the South Baranof Wilderness. A little bay called Ommaney Bay is located in the south end of the island. the escort carrier bears its name.
Baranof Island Brewing Company reviews
After coming ashore from our cruise ship, we wandered around Sitka look at the beauty of this place, and then used our handy dandy Trip Advisor app to find this micro-brewery. We close a sampling of.... more »
The location is behind a gas station, once inside it was very comfortable and we sat under an awning outside. It was the 4th of July so the local restaurant that normally delivers food was closed... more »
Great beers on tap, friendly staff and a must go-to place if you are in Sitka.
All the beers are very good but the Spruce beer is so amazing it looks is a must try if you live in town or are just passing through.
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