Are you ready to see Alaska in its purest form? If so, it’s time to visit the Seymour Canal. Join us at Silverbow Inn so you can begin this immersion into Alaska’s serene outdoors. After this mesmerizing excursion, you’ll truly feel one with nature and will want to explore even more! Learn more about the amazing adventures in Juneau, Alaska, by downloading our complimentary Vacation Guide. It also offers suggestions for relaxation and restaurants to help you recover from a long day exploring the Alaskan landscape.Get the Guide!
Explore the Seymour Canal
Where Is It Located?
The journey to the Seymour Canal begins in the Tongass National Forest, which is the largest national forest in the nation. It tops out at an astounding 17 million acres of land and contains many sites for exploration such as the Admiralty Island National Monument. It is here specifically where the Seymour Canal is located.
What Will I See?
The canal is a beautiful, naturally woven inlet that cuts through the southeastern part of Admiralty Island. During your exploration, you’ll first come across Tiedeman Island, which sits at the entrance of the inlet. As you continue south, you’ll gain views of Swan Island, which is one of the biggest islands in the canal.
The inlet is also well known for its abundance of brown bears that inhabit the area. In particular, Pack Creek, which is nestled within the Seymour Canal, is known to be the best location to see these elegant animals. For the ultimate bear viewing experience, make sure to book our Pack Creek Grizzly Bear Viewing Seaplane Adventure Special. When your private plane lands, you’ll spend 5-6 hours getting a look at the bears in their natural habitat. It’s an adventure you need to take advantage of during your trip to Juneau, Alaska.
What Can I Do?
Because the canal is within Tongass National Forest, there are plenty of hiking trails and paths for you to discover that keep the canal in view. Prepare for your hike by first visiting the Foggy Mountain Shop to stock up on any gear you may need. Hiking boots and a jacket are a must, and you may want to consider purchasing or renting a fly-fishing pole. Just as the canal contains a plethora of brown bears, the inlet also holds plenty of salmon! Imagine clearing your head with the serenity of fishing on a cool, quiet, sunny day in the great Alaskan outdoors.
Stay at Silverbow Inn
When you stay at Silverbow Inn, you get more than just a room to sleep in. You also receive amenities like cookie happy hour, access to a soothing Jacuzzi, and 24-hour complimentary coffee, tea, and snacks. Can you imagine anything better after returning from your exploration of the Seymour Canal?
If this hike inspired you, we also provide unmatched specials that further encourage you to delve into the Alaskan environment. To continue your authentic Alaskan experience, book our Urban King Room that truly embodies the atmosphere of the city of Juneau. Reserve your room today to begin your journey here in our beautiful state!