Tongass Botanical Nature Walk
Intriguing history and inspiring nature await on a walk through the largest temperate rain forest in the U.S.A.
Walk through Wrangell’s historical sites and learn about the town’s fascinating heritage.
Walk the Wrangell Nature Trail in the Tongass National Forest, the largest temperate rain forest in the U.S.A.
Learn about how Alaska’s different ecosystems intersect and how different plants are used.
Take in the imposing totems in Kik-Setti Totem Park and learn about their cultural significance.
Available all year
Level 2: Moderate - some mobility needed
Outdoor restrooms are available at the beginning of the tour and at the start of the trail. Complimentary bottled water is included. We recommend wearing comfortable walking shoes.
Alaska’s wild woods
Following a walk through some of Wrangell’s historical sites, your Alaskan guide will lead you away from the busy streets and into the Tongass, the world’s largest temperate rain forest. Marvel at the forest’s unique ecosystems and discover the flora and fauna that have sustained its inhabitants for millennia. Enjoy the peaceful atmosphere as you walk the Wrangell Nature Trail all the way to Kik-Setti Totem Park.
Remarks/requirements: Outdoor restrooms are available at the beginning of the tour and at the start of the trail. Complimentary bottled water is included. We recommend wearing comfortable walking shoes.
Walking information: We will be walking for the entire tour, with a total of about 3.25 miles on pavement and a fine gravel path.