Waterfront Bed and Breakfast can
direct you to endless self-guided or guided hiking opportunities
in the Petersburg area. Guided tours can be arranged. The trails
listed below are a sample for your enjoyment and planning.
Elementary School to Whale Watch Point
Wind past Petersburg elementary school on a nice easy path through the muskeg
to Whale Watch Point.
(Nice easy 1 mile walk)..
Three Lakes and Ideal Cove
Trail heads off Three Lake Loop Road, on the east of Mitkof Hwy. All hikes
to each lake are easy, and moderate hike of 1.5 miles to Frederick Sound
(Ideal Cove). Good fishing for trout (Dolly Varden and grayling) in Sand,
Crane, Hill and Shelter lakes. Picnic platform available at each lake as
well as a skiff.
(4 short trails available)
Blind River Rapid Boardwalk
Trail head at mile 14.5 of the Mitkof Hwy. Easy hike. Popular fishing spot
Petersburg Creek and Lake
Trail head starts at the Kupreanof State Dock, 1 mile west of Petersburg waterfront.
Accessible by boat only. Easy to moderate hike over relatively flat terrain.
The trail is easy to follow and well marked. Excellent views of the creek,
wildflowers, forest and the mile long lake. Excellent fishing in spring for
steelhead trout and for silver salmon in fall. There is a cabin (fees) available
along Petersburg Lake.
Trail head on the Kupreanof Island. Moderate hike. One of the best overlooking
view of the area at the top of the mountain. Petersburg, the coastal mountains
and glaciers, and Wrangell Narrows are the various views that you will enjoy.
Trail head on the southeast side of the airport at the water tower. Accessible
from Haugen Drive. Moderate to strenuous hike due to several steep parts.
A cabin (fees) is available above tree line. Spectacular views of Petersburg,
Frederick Sound and Wrangell Narrows.
Bed and Breakfast
PO Box 1613
Petersburg, Alaska 99833
Phone: (907) 772-9300
Toll Free: (866)772-9301
Fax: (907) 772-9308