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Keystone Canyon

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Address: Valdez, AK
Activities: White-water rafting
Description: Area known for great river rafting.

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Beautiful area

Driving through the Keystone Canyon is absolutely amazing. It's not really a tourist destination, as much as it is a place you're required to drive through to get to Valdez. And... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed November 29, 2014
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Pinconning, Michigan
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Pinconning, Michigan
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279 reviews 279 reviews
71 attraction reviews
169 helpful votes 169 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

Driving through the Keystone Canyon is absolutely amazing. It's not really a tourist destination, as much as it is a place you're required to drive through to get to Valdez. And it's definitely worth it stopping to see the 2 waterfalls there!

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Lewisburg, West Virginia
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118 reviews 118 reviews
70 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Lots of lovely waterfalls. Ride up to Thompson's pass. Beautiful drive. One of the prettiest I have ever seen.

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Wirral, United Kingdom
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92 reviews 92 reviews
54 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Beautiful Canyon of towering mountains with lots of waterfalls the pinnacle being Bridal Veil & Horseshoe Tail falls which are particularly powerful & picturesque.

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Toad River, Canada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Beautiful falls! The Bridal Veil Falls and Horsetail Falls are Just spectacular. There are a couple of miner falls, but the two larger ones are just Awesome.

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Chicago, Illinois
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Just when I thought I had seen the most amazing thing in Alaska! The trip south on the Richardson Highway is not to be missed, Thompson Pass, Worthington Glacier and Keystone Canyon are a few of your rewards for driving to Valdez Alaska. Clear your camera memory card, because you will need it here.

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Maquoketa, Iowa
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Fantastic time whitewater rafting through the canyon! Bridal Veil Falls is a great stop along the way, which gushes 800 gallons/minute-incredible!

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Chicago, IL
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35 reviews 35 reviews
10 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

The drive from Anchorage to Valdez is one more visitors should try to make. It can be done in one day, but if the weather is nice, I strongly recommend making it 2 days (with a stop at the Copper River Princess Lodge) because there are dozens of opportunities for pull-over pictures and short hikes. At the end of all... More 

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Alaska
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

The drive is always beautiful and ever changing, beautiful waterfalls and glacier views, the old railroad tunnels and caves, also great area for hiking and rafting.

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Wasilla, Alaska
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Hikers will find Glaciers and waterfalls in area so dress for the weather! Expect rain in summer, and possible snow the rest of the year.

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Anchorage, Alaska
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17 reviews 17 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

What a wonderful ride through the canyon. Everywhere you look it's spectacular. Bridal Veil falls and horsetail falls, not to mention the sheer rugged beauty of the scenery . Slow down and enjoy the view!!

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