Misty Fiords National MonumentMisty Fiords National Monument is a United States National Monument in Southeastern Alaska.
HistoryEstablished in 1978.
Flora and faunaThere are coastal temperate rainforest, alpine habitats where you may find bears (black and brown), wolves, deer, salmon, eagles, whales, porpoises
ClimateRainforest near the coast, snowfields and glaciers in the mountainous interior on the mainland.
Tour boat or float plane from Ketchikan.
Fees and permits
Fees for cabin use.
Rudyerd Bay, Walker Cove, numerous wilderness lakes, New Eddystone Rock.
Admire scenery, hike, kayak, photograph.
There are no business concessions within the boundaries of the monument.
Eat what you catch or what you bring with you there are no restaurants or foodsellers within the monument boundaries.
CampingThete are US Forest Service shelters and forest service cabins. It is difficult to find suitable tent camping spots in steep, wet terrain of SE Alaska coastal rainforest.
BackcountryThere are hiking trails and kayak routes.
Inform yourself about what to do if you encounter black or brown bears.