Juneau, the Inside Passage, and Southeast Alaska Sights

Pack Creek

  • Admiralty Island Map It
  • Juneau
  • Nature Preserve/Wildlife Refuge
  • Fodor's Choice

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More than 90% of Admiralty Island is preserved within the Kootznoowoo Wilderness. Its chief attraction is Pack Creek, where you can watch brown bears feeding on salmon. One of Alaska's premier bear-viewing sites, Pack Creek is comanaged by the U.S. Forest Service and the Alaska Department of Fish and Game. Permits are required during the main viewing season, from June 1 through September 10; organized tours to Pack Creek must be arranged through Bear Creek Outfitters from July 5 through August 25. If you're headed to Pack Creek without a guide or an experienced visitor, be sure to cover the basics of bear safety before your trip. Permits for Pack Creek can be processed through www.recreation.gov.

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Admiralty Island, Juneau, Alaska, 99801, USA

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  • $20–$50


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