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Prince William Sound, Alaska

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#14 of 96 in Nature in Alaska
Experience a part of the Chugach National Forest with more than 6,100 km (3,800 mi) of shoreline. Prince William Sound of the Gulf of Alaska is known for its beautiful scenery and abundance of wild plant and animal life, as well as its significant commercial fishing and oil involvement. The coastal region has hundreds of bird, land, and marine species, including the country's national animal, the bald eagle. Book a boat tour to see some of the 150 glaciers in the region. You can also kayak or sail through the bays, hike beyond the coastline, or take a wildlife-watching cruise. By using our Cordova trip app , you can arrange your visit to Prince William Sound and other attractions in Cordova.
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  • Spectacular views of Prince William Sound while jetskiing with Glacier JetSki tours. Could not have asked for a better tour guide in Charlie and what an awesome way to experience the glaciers on a jet...  more »
  • It is possible to see areas around Prince William Sound and stay on land, but getting out on the water is the best way to enjoy. It may be a small cruise ship, a smaller glacier tour boat, or a smalle...  more »
  • It is typical to see it rainy in the area but we still got wonderful views. Some of the photos were even better because of the misty air. Well worth the trip.  more »
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  • This is also called Prince Wilhelm Sound because of his father that had purchased the area after the fall of gold mining and everybody pulling out of Valdez Alaska, His father had bought Property to harvest trees as a logging business and he named the surrounding after his son. Wilhelm Edward Boeing.
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