Raven’s Roost Hike


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See Alaska’s coastline and forests on a scenic drive and a hike along the Raven’s Roost trail.
  • 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.

Practical information

Practical information:

  • Remarks/requirements: Complimentary water is included. We recommend wearing layered clothing and rain gear, and bringing a water bottle.

  • Language: English

  • 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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