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Scenic picnic sites are found all over the Tongass, from remote overlooks to popular beach recreation sites. Amenities vary by location and may include picnic tables, outdoor grills, garbage cans, shelters and restrooms. A few sheltered group picnic sites can be reserved in advance for a fee by contacting the local district office.

Areas & Activities