Raven’s Roost Hike
Available all year
Take in the rugged Alaskan coastline on a scenic drive along Sandy Beach Road.
Admire the rosemaled storefronts of the shopping area, which shows Petersburg’s Nordic heritage.
Look out for majestic orcas and humpback whales in Frederick Sound from Outlook Park.
See Frederick Sound and Alaska’s Inland Passage archipelago from the Raven’s Roost trail.
Alaska’s ‘Little Norway’
Take a shuttle to the Raven’s Roost trailhead via picturesque Sandy Beach Road and listen as your Alaskan driver describes local life. We’ll stop at Nordic-themed Outlook Park to spot whales and orcas in Frederick Sound. At the trailhead in Sandy Beach Park, your guide will escort you along Raven’s Roost trail through glades and a temperate rainforest, where endemic wildflowers and skunk cabbage thrive.
Remarks/requirements: Complimentary water is included. We recommend wearing layered clothing and rain gear, and bringing a water bottle.
Walking information: Involves walking 2 miles on well-maintained trails, with an elevation gain of roughly 500 feet.
Wheelchair accessible: The bus has a wheelchair lift and the trail can accommodate a wheelchair, but some effort will be needed to move it along.
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