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One of the best walks in Haines

This is a super peaceful, relatively easy walk to do in an afternoon. We brought our tiny... read more

Reviewed September 13, 2018
Myles D
Whitehorse, Canada

This was not a terribly long trail and easy to find. It was gorgous! All kind of mushrooms and... read more

Reviewed August 27, 2018
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Sep 13, 2018
“One of the best walks in Haines”
Aug 27, 2018
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Reviewed September 13, 2018

This is a super peaceful, relatively easy walk to do in an afternoon. We brought our tiny Pomeranian and she loved it. You get a bunch of different views and it's really close to town. Make sure you get to the end for the best...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Myles D
Reviewed August 27, 2018

This was not a terribly long trail and easy to find. It was gorgous! All kind of mushrooms and tiny flowers, trees had extraordinary roots. Some ups and downs, over a creek and ended with a gorgeous view. It's a rainforest like trail with plenty...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank fiddlestogo
Reviewed July 30, 2018

Enchanting walk. Well maintained paths. Deep in the pines with beautiful forest ground cover. Easy walk or than hike. Have Haines shuttle drop you off here.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank jaynereiter
Reviewed July 17, 2018

This hike will take you through a mature costal forest. The trail is relative easy with no real elevation gain that is a grunt. At the end of the trail you come out onto a pebble stone beach where we often enjoy a picnic lunch...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Ron747
Reviewed May 24, 2018

I kept expecting Imperial Speeder Bikes to wiz by and even though that never happened, the sites were still quite spectacular. This well-groomed and lush nature trail is not to be missed if you are at all a fan of the great outdoors. The trail...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank LamarcheK
Reviewed January 29, 2018

I love this trail! Every time we go to Haines - we run this trail. Dog friendly - lots of variety. The first part is nested in the forest - then you spill out onto the ocean side ramble. It is awesome. The point is...More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank 385krisj
Reviewed September 3, 2017

Beautiful walk through the coastal rain forest and out onto a beach with spectacular view across the fjord and of the mountains beyond. An easy hike, but with really beautiful scenery. A must do when in Haines.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank robertlauer59
Reviewed July 13, 2017

The mile of graveled path to Kelgaya Beach is just the first half. Near the far end of the beach the path cuts back into the woods and continues to Battery Point and a cove beyond. That part is natural (no gavel) and includes a...More

Date of experience: July 2017
2  Thank Hainesisfordogs
Reviewed April 15, 2017

Great short hike through the forest, with a newly 'improved' trail. Definitely fairy territory in those depths as you pass downed trees covered with moss. The trail leads you to the beach, which a local friend deemed 'crowded' because there were 5 other people there...More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank Brigid W
Reviewed September 30, 2016

This trail, as opposed to some of the other beautiful trails in Haines is pretty well maintained and generally flat. If you are looking for a trail to walk leisurely and come out at points of interest, view a passing cruise ship or see large...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank mgrunza
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Marilyn C
March 31, 2018|
Response from EcoDad |
Sorry, there is no public transportation to the Battery Point trailhead. You can walk the 1.5 miles down Beach Road, or there is a private van service called Haines Shuttle.