Due to a lapse in federal funding, this USDA website will not be actively updated. Once funding has been reestablished, online operations will continue. On-going operational updates will be posted here (https://www.fs.fed.us/shutdown) as we are able to provide them.


Boating - Non-Motorized

Kayaking in Western Prince William Sound

Prince William Sound provides excellent opportunities for backcountry adventure, solitude and wildlife observation. The Sound has more tidewater glaciers than any other region in North America and is encompassed by the 5.4 million acre Chugach National Forest. 1.9 million acres of the western Sound is designated as the Nellie Juan College Fiord Wilderness Study Area to preserve its unique wilderness character.

Immense ice fields surround this inland waterwa...

[Expand Text]

Boating - Non-Motorized Areas

Areas & Activities