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Yakutania Point

Skagway, Skagway, AK 99840
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Yakutania Point is a tiny split of land where trees cling to rocks down to the water's edge. It's... read more

Reviewed 5 December 2017
Short hike to good scenery

We made the short hike past the airport out to the point. It is a relatively easy hike with a few... read more

Reviewed 4 September 2017
Littleton, Colorado
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Skagway, Skagway, AK 99840
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Reviewed 5 December 2017

Yakutania Point is a tiny split of land where trees cling to rocks down to the water's edge. It's where the Lynn Canal-the longest, deepest fjord in North America-divides from the Taiya Inlet, like fingers in a peace sign. Above the still water, mountains give...More

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Reviewed 4 September 2017

We made the short hike past the airport out to the point. It is a relatively easy hike with a few rocks to contend with the closer you get to the ocean. Scenic views of the ocean and mountains from the point. It also appears...More

Thank Scott876
Reviewed 27 August 2017

Easy hike with a nice payoff of the harbor view. Bring a picnic and sit at a covered table or just out on the point. Watched the helicopters taking off and landing just across the way.

Thank Chris S
Reviewed 1 August 2017

We heard about this little hiking path from friends who had been to Skagway. What a nice walking trail! We got a map from the NPS office, headed back towards the cruise ship, turned right, crossed a nice footbridge over the river then turned left...More

Thank lilirishstar
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

Went hiking here after hike float summit trip. Beautiful views. Wish I had more time to explore area.

Thank heidi192016
Reviewed 2 June 2017

We did this walk with a school group on a cruise and everyone enjoyed it. A good walk and very close to the cruise terminal.

1  Thank Gail M
Reviewed 6 October 2016

We were here on a cruise and I wanted to get out and experience the local area. This was a warmup hike for us, because we planned to tackle Lower Dewey Lake next. This hike was very scenic and peaceful. The trail to Smuggler's Cove...More

Thank Pnerissa
Reviewed 12 September 2016

A nice, easy hike, 1 hour round trip. You have to walk by the airport and cross a bridge to get to the start of the hike. A pleasant stroll. You can extend it and walk to Smuggler's cove and back in 30 minutes -...More

2  Thank Arun K
Reviewed 5 September 2016

Just a short hike from town. Generally flat. Was nice to climb out onto the rocks. Got some great photos as it was a clear day.

Thank dee_eh71
Reviewed 14 August 2016

We went for a late afternoon hike here. It was very windy but once we got to the point we were rewarded with some awesome views and rock formations which we enjoyed climbing on. There is even a cave nearby if you hike about 50...More

1  Thank MapleLeaf1867
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