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Temperate Rainforest Hike & Copper River Delta


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6 travellers
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Embark on an adventurous hike through the Copper River Delta and Chugach National Forest.
  • Enjoy a guided transfer and hike through the Chugach Mountains and National Forest.

  • Discover the human history of Prince William Sound.

  • Keep a lookout for Alaska’s native wildlife species on land, air and sea.

  • Take in sweeping views of the Copper River Delta at the pinnacle of your hike.

Copper River Delta 

The Copper River Delta is a diverse ecosystem that’s abundant with wildlife. The delta is a crucial stopover for migrating birds and the temperate rainforest teems with life.  

Hike through this diverse and rich region, traversing the wetlands and coastal rainforest on your way to view the colossal river delta. Learn about the wildlife and the extensive human history of the Copper River, and gain insight into this unique ecosystem.   

Practical information

  • Remarks/requirements: Please dress according to the weather and wear comfortable walking or hiking shoes. A day pack and waterproof layers are recommended.  Water is provided but guests must bring reusable water bottle.

  • Language: English 

  • Walking information: Involves 1.6 miles of hiking on trails rated as moderate in difficulty with over 100 ft of elevation gain. Parts are uneven and include stairs and single plank boardwalks of approx. 8 inches wide. Not suitable if you have limited mobility.

  • Wheelchair accessible: No 

Penguins perched on the ice of Cuverville Island, Antarctica. Credit: Espen Mills / HX Hurtigruten Expeditions

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