Your Best Guide to the Admiralty Island National Monument
February 11, 2019
If you’re looking for an Alaskan adventure, then book a day trip to Admiralty Island National Monument! Located within the iconic Tongass National Forest, this large stretch of protected land is a real-life example of Alaska’s dedication toward preserving and protecting our cherished lands. For visitors, Admiralty Island is a fantastic place for hunting, hiking, fishing, boating, and more! However, many first-time guests visiting this region choose to book one of the many available adventure tours to for a day of guided fun. Discover how you can book a fantastic tour when you book a room at Silverbow Inn! Are you interested in learning more about the best of Juneau? Download our free Vacation Guide! It contains our recommendations for the best shops, restaurants, museums, and more.
Visit the Admiralty Island National Monument
Admiralty Island National Monument is a 956,155-acre haven is a part of the Tongass National Forest near the Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve! In the past, commercial businesses made many attempts to log the towering spruces and hemlock of this magnificent area, just south of the Last Frontier. Now, this green space stands as a symbol of nature conservation. Today, when you arrive at this stunning paradise, you’ll be captivated by its natural allure. The diverse landscape features rainforests, mountains covered by tundra and the ice fields, and peaceful lagoons.
How to Experience
The Admiralty Island National Monument is known as the “Kootznoowoo,” Tlingit for “Fortress of the Bear,” and serves as a wildlife and nature reserve. If you want to explore this area, book our Pack Creek Grizzly Bear Viewing Seaplane Adventure Special! This eight-hour journey includes a forest service permit, outdoor gear, tram pass, and a personal guide. Your private plane trip is 25 minutes from the Juneau International Airport to this island preserve. When you land, you will spend 5-6 hours viewing grizzly bears in their natural habitat at Pack Creek. When you’re looking to create your next best adventure, browse our other wonderful specials and packages to forge your own path from the Last Frontier to corners of our rugged Alaskan terrain.
Other Ways to See This Sanctuary
This natural monument features many other exciting outdoor expeditions! One of our guests’ other favorite activities is kayaking the Seymour Canal. It’s a part of an intricate water system consisting of eight serene lakes and seven portages spanning from Mitchell Bay to Mole Harbor. While you’re on this aquatic journey, you’ll also have the unique opportunity to see wildlife up close in the Stan Price Wildlife Sanctuary, including eagles, seals, salmon, and humpback whales. You don’t want to miss your chance to visit this beautiful place!
Book Your Trip With Silverbow Inn
Are you ready to embark on your trip to Admiralty Island National Monument? The first step is booking a room at Silverbow Inn! No other boutique hotel in Juneau has such a fantastic location, convenient amenities, and comfortable guest rooms. Whether you’re staying for business or for pleasure, our wonderful inn has the best accommodations around.