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Misty Fiords National Monument

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Misty Fiords National Monument

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Misty Fiords National Monument is a United States National Monument located in Southeastern Alaska.



Established in 1978.


Flora and fauna[edit]

coastal temperate rainforest, alpine habitats bears (black and brown), wolves, deer, salmon, eagles, whales, porpoises


rainforest near the coast, snowfields and glaciers in the mountainous interior on the mainland.

Get in[edit]

tour boat or float plane from Ketchikan.


fees for cabin use

Get around[edit]

boat required

See[edit][add listing]

rudyerd bay, walker cove, numerous wilderness lakes, new eddystone rock,

Do[edit][add listing]

admire scenery, hike, kayak, photograph

Buy[edit][add listing]

no business concessions within the boundaries of the monument

Eat[edit][add listing]

Eat what you catch or what you bring with you -- there are no restaurants or foodsellers within the monument boundaries.

Drink[edit][add listing]

Sleep[edit][add listing]



list USFS shelters within the Monument. mention forest service cabins. explain about difficulty of finding suitable tent camping spots in steep, wet terrain of SE Alaska coastal rainforest.


list popular hiking trails, kayak routes.

Stay safe[edit]

Get out[edit]

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