Tongass National Forest, Ketchikan

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Tongass National Forest is located in Ketchikan. Make Tongass National Forest a centerpiece of your Ketchikan vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Ketchikan trip itinerary planner.
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  • September 29, 2017
    Hike and boat too much to see. Whales to seals to deer and bears. The forests are amazingly diverse from the floor to the tallest trees.  more »
  • September 29, 2017
    We took a private hummer tour around Ketchican and the last stop was the Tongass National Forest. I wish we had started here. We walked the "lunch" trail which was a well cared for trail that went ove...  more »
  • September 15, 2017
    wonderful experience, a walk inside a rainforest, it's all taken care of, we see the love of nature and the respect they have for these places.
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Where to stay in Ketchikan

For a small city, Ketchikan boasts a surprisingly diverse array of accommodations. A downtown hotel is the best option for those who want to stay within walking distance of the city’s restaurants, bars, stores, and attractions, plus it offers proximity to the water. If you have access to a car, you can save a few dollars and enjoy some of Alaska's famous scenery by staying farther out of town. The area's selection of bed and breakfasts includes a number of quirky establishments full of character. The surrounding Tongass National Forest has a well-equipped campground and RV park.
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