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Portage Cove State Recreation Site

Area

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  • Size

    12.41 acres

Contact Information

Stewardships

Description

The small town of Haines lies at the north end of Alaska's southeast panhandle. Unlike most towns in Southeast Alaska, you can reach Haines by road as well as ferry. The Haines Highway runs from Haines Junction, Yukon, 150 miles south to Haines, AK.

Portage Cove State Recreational Site sits on the shoreline near downtown Haines and offers a wonderful view of the Chilkoot Inlet and surrounding mountains. There are a handful of campsites, but only for bicycle or walk-in camping.

Allowed Activities
Tent Camping
Picnicking

Additional Information

Accessibility Description

Haines Highway turns into Beach Road. Portage Cove SRS is located at approximately 1 mile Beach Road.