Margaret Creek Wildlife Viewing Area

This trail winds through old growth cedar, hemlock, and spruce stands to provide access to the Margaret Creek Wildlife Observation Site.

At a Glance

Usage: Light
Closest Towns: Ketchikan
Water: No
Restroom: No
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information

Directions: Located 26 mile north of Ketchikan in Margaret Bay/ Traitors Cove. Access is by boat or floatplane.

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Day Hiking

The short trail leads from the road to the wildlife viewing site
Difficulty Level: Easy

Viewing Wildlife

Watch Black Bears feeding on spawning salmon in August and September
Species Black Bear

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities


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1 mile

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