Otters floating in the waters of Prince WIlliam Sound

Wild, Wet, and Beautiful

The Sound is one of the most beautiful places in the world. Until you've been there you have no idea what southcentral Alaska is all about. Rainy day or sunny day, any day in Prince William Sound is a once in a lifetime day.

Bald eagles, brown bears, silver salmon, killer whales - they are all here in abundance. Come and see, take the time.

The three districtsof the Chugach.

The Glacier Ranger District (GRD) of the Chugach National Forest encompasses most of western Prince William Sound, while the Cordova Ranger District (CRD) administers the eastern part of the Sound and the Copper River delta. The Seward Ranger District (SRD) manages the part of the forest that falls on the Eastern Kenai Peninsula, including the Russian and Kenai rivers, and Turnagain Pass.

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Areas & Activities


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