Alaska Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve

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Alaska Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve

Location:Along Haines Highway, between mileposts 8 and 30.
Facilities:Picnic sites, toilets, water, boat launch.
Activities:Eagle watching.
Special Features:The preserve provides critical habitat for the world's largest concentration of bald eagles. The area is a year-round home for 200 to 400 eagles and seasonal home to more than 3,000 eagles during the Fall Congregation (October through February). The main viewing area is between miles 18 and 24 of Haines Highway, where the Chilkat River fans out and rarely freezes.
Address:c/o Southeast Area Office
400 Willoughby Ave, 4th Fl
Juneau, AK 99801

Size: 49,320 acres.

See other parks in Alaska.
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Amy's classes were over until September, and here she was, a fully licensed captain skippering a fast boat through the Alaska Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve.
In the same city Dan Egolf with Alaska Nature Tours provides guided excursions to the nearby Alaska Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve.
The Alaska Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve is an 18-mile drive from the tiny community of Haines (population 1,800), which is accessible from Juneau by plane or via the Alaska Marine Highway ferry.

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