Herring Cove Trail

The Herring Cove Trail is 1.4 miles long. It begins at Parking Area At Trailhead and joins the Beaver Lake Trail at Beaver Lake. The trail is open for the following uses: Hiking, XC Skiing/Snowshoeing

At a Glance

Usage: Moderate
Closest Towns: Sitka
Operated By: Tongass NF-Sitka RD

General Information

Directions: 7 miles southeast of Sitka; from downtown Sitka follow Sawmill Creek Road. From Sitka follow Sawmill Creek Road about 7 miles to its end; Herring Cove Trailhead is just beyond the end to the left.

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Day Hiking

Great trail for family outings. Connects with the Beaver Lake Trail at Beaver Lake.

XC Skiing/Snowshoeing

Related Information

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities


  Area/Length : 
1.4 miles

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  Elevation : 
- 530 ft