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Yakutania Point

Skagway, Skagway, AK 99840
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Short Easy Walk from Downtown

If you want to take an easy hike to a beautiful view, this is the hike for you! As an animal lover... read more

Reviewed yesterday
AdventuresOfJV
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Toledo, Ohio
A Short Trip to Paradise

A city run trail that leaves little downtown Skagway and leads to a bluff overlooking the bay and... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Ken A
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Rancho Cucamonga, California
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“skagway river” (7 reviews)
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Skagway, Skagway, AK 99840
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Reviewed yesterday

If you want to take an easy hike to a beautiful view, this is the hike for you! As an animal lover I also enjoyed that this is an off the leash trail for dogs, so dogs kept running up to me! Take a picnic...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

A city run trail that leaves little downtown Skagway and leads to a bluff overlooking the bay and all the cruise ships. Great spot to relax and count your blessings.

Thank Ken A
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After our other Skagway activities we were looking for another in town activity. This is a quick walk. 10 minutes from town. Once you cross the footbridge your walk can be as long as you want. Definately recommend going to the point. Trail is well...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had 4 or 5 hours to burn before our excursion in Skagway and decided to take a hike to Yakutania Point and Smugglers Cove. It was close to where the ships dock and was fairly easy to hike. Yakutania Point lets you go out...More

Thank Dawn J
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Reviewed June 5, 2018

This hike starts out over a bridge that gives a great view of the Skagway River. The path is easy to follow and easy. The view from the point is fantastic.

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Reviewed December 4, 2017

Yakutania Point is a tiny split of land where trees cling to rocks down to the water's edge. It's where the Lynn Canal-the longest, deepest fjord in North America-divides from the Taiya Inlet, like fingers in a peace sign. Above the still water, mountains give...More

1  Thank 2TravelersMn
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Reviewed September 4, 2017

We made the short hike past the airport out to the point. It is a relatively easy hike with a few rocks to contend with the closer you get to the ocean. Scenic views of the ocean and mountains from the point. It also appears...More

Thank Scott876
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Reviewed August 26, 2017

Easy hike with a nice payoff of the harbor view. Bring a picnic and sit at a covered table or just out on the point. Watched the helicopters taking off and landing just across the way.

Thank Chris S
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Reviewed July 31, 2017

We heard about this little hiking path from friends who had been to Skagway. What a nice walking trail! We got a map from the NPS office, headed back towards the cruise ship, turned right, crossed a nice footbridge over the river then turned left...More

Thank lilirishstar
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Reviewed June 23, 2017 via mobile

Went hiking here after hike float summit trip. Beautiful views. Wish I had more time to explore area.

1  Thank Heidi E
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