Alaska - Juneau & the Southeast (PDF Chapter)
This is the Juneau & the Southeast chapter from Lonely Planet’s Alaska guide-book.
While much of the state is a treeless expanse of land with a layer of permafrost, the Panhan-dle is a slender, long rainforest that stretches 540 miles from Icy Bay, near Yakutat, south to Port-land Canal.
- glide quietly in a kayak through the steep-sided fjords of majestic Misty Fiords National Monument
- follow the historic Chilkoot Trail across two countries, spectacular landscapes and scat-tered remnants of the Klondike gold rush
- watch out for whales, bears and floating icebergs the size of houses in Glacier Bay Nation-al Park
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Southern Panhandle, Ketchikan, Misty Fiords Nation-al Monument, Prince of Wales Island, Wrangell, Petersburg, Hyder, Northern Panhandle, Sitka, Juneau, Admiralty Island & Pack Creek, Glacier Bay National Park & Preserve, Haines, Skagway, Yakutat.
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