Admiralty Island National Monument

8510 Mendenhall Loop Road
Juneau, AK 99801

907-225-3101

About Us:

Bordered by the Pacific Ocean on the west and the Coast Mountains and Canadian border on the east, the lush greenery of the Tongass National Forest spans 500 miles of Southeast Alaska. Comprising the largest intact temperate rainforest in the world, the Tongass is a place filled with islands and salmon streams, where towering mountains sweep down into thick old-growth forest and granite cliffs drop into deep fjords.

At roughly the size of West Virginia, the Tongass National Forest is also the largest national forest in the U.S. and home to approximately 70,000 people living in 32 communities, including the state capital, Juneau.

Alaska Natives have continuously inhabited the Tongass for more than 10,000 years, residing with salmon, bears, wolves, eagles, and whales. The first nations include the Tlingit, Haida, and Tsimshian. Living from the land is still a way of life here, a cultural tradition as well as a necessity, supported by the abundance of fish and wildlife in the region.

People from all over the world are passionate about the Tongass. The Forest Service strives to find the right balance, so that people may continue to find both inspiration and a way of life in this vast, unparalleled place.

Activities

Beaches & Dunes

Tidepooling
Areas for Tidepooling at Admiralty Island National Monument

Admiralty Cove Cabin
Church Bight Cabin
Lake Florence Trail
Mitchell Bay Shelter Lookout/cabin
Mole Harbor Shelter Lookout/cabin
Pack Creek Wildlife Viewing Site
Pybus Bay Cabin
Windfall Harbor Shelter Lookout/cabin

Camping & Cabins

Dispersed Camping
Areas for Dispersed Camping at Admiralty Island National Monument

Admiralty Cove To N. Young Lk Trail
Davidson Lake Shelter Lookout/cabin
Davidson To Salt Lake Trail
Distin Lake Cabin Lookout/cabin
Distin To Thayer Trail
Hasselborg Creek Trail
Hasselborg Lake Shelter Lookout/cabin
Hasselborg To Guerin Trail
Hasselborg To Mckinney Trail
Kanalku Trail
Lake Alexander Shelter Lookout/cabin
Lake Florence Trail
Lake Guerin Shelter Lookout/cabin
Mitchell Bay Shelter Lookout/cabin
Mole Harbor Shelter Lookout/cabin
Mole Harbor To Alexander Trail
North Young To South Young Trail
Salt Lake To Mitchell Bay Trail
Thayer Lake (n) Shelter Lookout/cabin
Thayer Lake (s) Shelter Lookout/cabin
Thayer To Salt Lake Trail
Windfall Harbor Shelter Lookout/cabin
Cabin Rentals
Areas for Cabin Rentals at Admiralty Island National Monument

Admiralty Cove Cabin
Big Shaheen Cabin
Church Bight Cabin
Florence Lake (East) Cabin
Hasselborg Creek Cabin
Jims Lake Cabin
Kathleen Lake Cabin
Lake Alexander Cabin
Little Shaheen Cabin
Pybus Bay Cabin
Sportsman Cabin
Young Lake North Cabin
Young Lake South Cabin

Fishing

Hiking

Day Hiking
Areas for Day Hiking at Admiralty Island National Monument

Admiralty Cove Cabin
Admiralty Cove To N. Young Lk Trail
Church Bight Cabin
Davidson Lake Shelter Lookout/cabin
Davidson To Salt Lake Trail
Distin Lake Cabin Lookout/cabin
Distin To Thayer Trail
Florence Lake (East) Cabin
Hasselborg Creek Cabin
Hasselborg Creek Trail
Hasselborg Lake Shelter Lookout/cabin
Hasselborg To Guerin Trail
Hasselborg To Mckinney Trail
Kanalku Trail
Lake Alexander Shelter Lookout/cabin
Lake Florence Trail
Little Shaheen Cabin
Mitchell Bay Shelter Lookout/cabin
Mole Harbor Shelter Lookout/cabin
Mole Harbor To Alexander Trail
North Young To South Young Trail
Pack Creek Trail
Pack Creek Wildlife Viewing Site
Pybus Bay Cabin
Salt Lake To Mitchell Bay Trail
Sportsman Cabin
Thayer Lake (s) Shelter Lookout/cabin
Thayer To Salt Lake Trail
Young Lake North Cabin
Young Lake South Cabin

Hunting

Big Game Hunting
Areas for Big Game Hunting at Admiralty Island National Monument

Admiralty Cove Cabin
Admiralty Cove To N. Young Lk Trail
Big Shaheen Cabin
Church Bight Cabin
Davidson Lake Shelter Lookout/cabin
Davidson To Salt Lake Trail
Distin Lake Cabin Lookout/cabin
Distin To Thayer Trail
Florence Lake (East) Cabin
Hasselborg Creek Cabin
Hasselborg Creek Trail
Hasselborg Lake Shelter Lookout/cabin
Hasselborg To Guerin Trail
Hasselborg To Mckinney Trail
Jims Lake Cabin
Kanalku Trail
Kathleen Lake Cabin
Lake Alexander Cabin
Lake Alexander Shelter Lookout/cabin
Lake Florence Trail
Lake Guerin Shelter Lookout/cabin
Mitchell Bay Shelter Lookout/cabin
Mole Harbor Shelter Lookout/cabin
Mole Harbor To Alexander Trail
North Young To South Young Trail
Pybus Bay Cabin
Salt Lake To Mitchell Bay Trail
Sportsman Cabin
Thayer Lake (n) Shelter Lookout/cabin
Thayer Lake (s) Shelter Lookout/cabin
Thayer To Salt Lake Trail
Young Lake North Cabin
Young Lake South Cabin
Small Game Hunting
Areas for Small Game Hunting at Admiralty Island National Monument

Admiralty Cove Cabin
Admiralty Cove To N. Young Lk Trail
Big Shaheen Cabin
Church Bight Cabin
Davidson Lake Shelter Lookout/cabin
Davidson To Salt Lake Trail
Distin Lake Cabin Lookout/cabin
Distin To Thayer Trail
Florence Lake (East) Cabin
Hasselborg Creek Cabin
Hasselborg Creek Trail
Hasselborg Lake Shelter Lookout/cabin
Hasselborg To Guerin Trail
Hasselborg To Mckinney Trail
Jims Lake Cabin
Kanalku Trail
Kathleen Lake Cabin
Lake Alexander Cabin
Lake Alexander Shelter Lookout/cabin
Lake Florence Trail
Lake Guerin Shelter Lookout/cabin
Mitchell Bay Shelter Lookout/cabin
Mole Harbor Shelter Lookout/cabin
Mole Harbor To Alexander Trail
North Young To South Young Trail
Pybus Bay Cabin
Salt Lake To Mitchell Bay Trail
Sportsman Cabin
Thayer Lake (n) Shelter Lookout/cabin
Thayer Lake (s) Shelter Lookout/cabin
Thayer To Salt Lake Trail
Young Lake North Cabin
Young Lake South Cabin
Game Bird/Waterfowl
Areas for Game Bird/Waterfowl at Admiralty Island National Monument

Admiralty Cove Cabin
Admiralty Cove To N. Young Lk Trail
Big Shaheen Cabin
Church Bight Cabin
Davidson Lake Shelter Lookout/cabin
Davidson To Salt Lake Trail
Distin Lake Cabin Lookout/cabin
Distin To Thayer Trail
Florence Lake (East) Cabin
Hasselborg Creek Cabin
Hasselborg Creek Trail
Hasselborg Lake Shelter Lookout/cabin
Hasselborg To Guerin Trail
Hasselborg To Mckinney Trail
Jims Lake Cabin
Kanalku Trail
Kathleen Lake Cabin
Lake Alexander Cabin
Lake Alexander Shelter Lookout/cabin
Lake Florence Trail
Lake Guerin Shelter Lookout/cabin
Mitchell Bay Shelter Lookout/cabin
Mole Harbor Shelter Lookout/cabin
Mole Harbor To Alexander Trail
North Young To South Young Trail
Pybus Bay Cabin
Salt Lake To Mitchell Bay Trail
Sportsman Cabin
Thayer Lake (n) Shelter Lookout/cabin
Thayer Lake (s) Shelter Lookout/cabin
Thayer To Salt Lake Trail
Young Lake North Cabin
Young Lake South Cabin

Nature Viewing

Viewing Wildlife
Areas for Viewing Wildlife at Admiralty Island National Monument

Admiralty Cove Cabin
Admiralty Cove To N. Young Lk Trail
Big Shaheen Cabin
Church Bight Cabin
Davidson Lake Shelter Lookout/cabin
Davidson To Salt Lake Trail
Distin Lake Cabin Lookout/cabin
Distin To Thayer Trail
Florence Lake (East) Cabin
Hasselborg Creek Cabin
Hasselborg Creek Trail
Hasselborg Lake Shelter Lookout/cabin
Hasselborg To Guerin Trail
Hasselborg To Mckinney Trail
Jims Lake Cabin
Kanalku Trail
Kathleen Lake Cabin
Lake Alexander Cabin
Lake Alexander Shelter Lookout/cabin
Lake Florence Trail
Lake Guerin Shelter Lookout/cabin
Mitchell Bay Shelter Lookout/cabin
Mole Harbor Shelter Lookout/cabin
Mole Harbor To Alexander Trail
North Young To South Young Trail
Pack Creek Wildlife Viewing Site
Pybus Bay Cabin
Salt Lake To Mitchell Bay Trail
Sportsman Cabin
Thayer Lake (n) Shelter Lookout/cabin
Thayer Lake (s) Shelter Lookout/cabin
Thayer To Salt Lake Trail
Young Lake North Cabin
Young Lake South Cabin
Viewing Plants
Areas for Viewing Plants at Admiralty Island National Monument

Admiralty Cove Cabin
Admiralty Cove To N. Young Lk Trail
Big Shaheen Cabin
Church Bight Cabin
Davidson Lake Shelter Lookout/cabin
Davidson To Salt Lake Trail
Distin Lake Cabin Lookout/cabin
Distin To Thayer Trail
Florence Lake (East) Cabin
Hasselborg Creek Cabin
Hasselborg Creek Trail
Hasselborg Lake Shelter Lookout/cabin
Hasselborg To Guerin Trail
Hasselborg To Mckinney Trail
Jims Lake Cabin
Kanalku Trail
Kathleen Lake Cabin
Lake Alexander Cabin
Lake Alexander Shelter Lookout/cabin
Lake Florence Trail
Lake Guerin Shelter Lookout/cabin
Mitchell Bay Shelter Lookout/cabin
Mole Harbor Shelter Lookout/cabin
Mole Harbor To Alexander Trail
North Young To South Young Trail
Pack Creek Wildlife Viewing Site
Pybus Bay Cabin
Salt Lake To Mitchell Bay Trail
Sportsman Cabin
Thayer Lake (n) Shelter Lookout/cabin
Thayer Lake (s) Shelter Lookout/cabin
Thayer To Salt Lake Trail
Young Lake North Cabin
Young Lake South Cabin
Viewing Scenery
Areas for Viewing Scenery at Admiralty Island National Monument

Admiralty Cove Cabin
Big Shaheen Cabin
Church Bight Cabin
Davidson Lake Shelter Lookout/cabin
Distin Lake Cabin Lookout/cabin
Distin To Thayer Trail
Florence Lake (East) Cabin
Hasselborg Creek Cabin
Hasselborg Creek Trail
Jims Lake Cabin
Lake Florence Trail
Mitchell Bay Shelter Lookout/cabin
Mole Harbor Shelter Lookout/cabin
North Young To South Young Trail
Pack Creek Wildlife Viewing Site
Pybus Bay Cabin
Thayer To Salt Lake Trail
Young Lake North Cabin
Young Lake South Cabin

Water Activities

Boating - Motorized
Areas for Boating - Motorized at Admiralty Island National Monument

Big Shaheen Cabin
Florence Lake (East) Cabin
Hasselborg Creek Cabin
Jims Lake Cabin
Kathleen Lake Cabin
Lake Alexander Cabin
Little Shaheen Cabin
Sportsman Cabin
Young Lake North Cabin
Young Lake South Cabin
Boating - Non-Motorized
Areas for Boating - Non-Motorized at Admiralty Island National Monument

Big Shaheen Cabin
Florence Lake (East) Cabin
Hasselborg Creek Cabin
Jims Lake Cabin
Kathleen Lake Cabin
Lake Alexander Cabin
Little Shaheen Cabin
Sportsman Cabin
Young Lake North Cabin
Young Lake South Cabin
Swimming
Areas for Swimming at Admiralty Island National Monument

Big Shaheen Cabin
Davidson Lake Shelter Lookout/cabin
Distin Lake Cabin Lookout/cabin
Florence Lake (East) Cabin
Hasselborg Creek Cabin
Hasselborg Lake Shelter Lookout/cabin
Jims Lake Cabin
Kathleen Lake Cabin
Lake Alexander Cabin
Lake Alexander Shelter Lookout/cabin
Lake Guerin Shelter Lookout/cabin
Sportsman Cabin
Thayer Lake (n) Shelter Lookout/cabin
Thayer Lake (s) Shelter Lookout/cabin
Young Lake North Cabin
Young Lake South Cabin

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