Tongass National Forest - Welcome!

Wild Iris with tall green grasses




Welcome, The Tongass National Forest, the nation's largest national forest, covers most of Southeast Alaska, surrounding the famous Inside Passage. It offers unique chances to view eagles, bears, spawning salmon, and the breath-taking vistas of "wild" Alaska. You can take a sled-dog ride on a glacier, hike boardwalk trails, fish in streams or the ocean, or just relax at a remote cabin.

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The new Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center Map and Information brochure is now available in PDF format for downloading. Please click here to begin download or click on the brochure front page below.

Mendenhall Glacier Recreation Area Map & Information Front PageMendenhall Glacier Recreation Area Map & Information Map