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Incredible Views!

A friend drove us to the top of the trail. The views are spectacular. The alpine was unlike any... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
kejsod
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Chisholm, Minnesota
Gavan Hill trail from downtown Sitka

We were on Alaska cruise and had 8 hours to spend in Sitka. The trailhead at Baranof street is a... read more

Reviewed 20 July 2018
loveTravel_987
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Bridgewater, New Jersey
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A friend drove us to the top of the trail. The views are spectacular. The alpine was unlike any terrain we had seen before. Well worth the time to drive/rent a car. Highly, highly recommend.

Thank kejsod
Reviewed 20 July 2018

We were on Alaska cruise and had 8 hours to spend in Sitka. The trailhead at Baranof street is a short walk from Cruise shuttle drop off. The 1st mile was very leisure, flat and mostly gravel, the rest of the trail to the viewpoint...More

2  Thank loveTravel_987
Reviewed 13 July 2018

You can drive, hike or bike to the top. Several stopping points along the way to take in the incredible views. A must see.

Thank Cory B
Reviewed 12 July 2018

I often visited the Sitka's Harbor Mountain Trail annually during the summer, it is a very breath taking view and they have plenty of picnic table to choose from for bring your own lunch or dinner and relax and enjoy the view of the ocean.

Thank Haidacable
Reviewed 8 July 2018

We chose to do the Harbor Mountain Trail to the Gavan Trail into downtown Sitka. Took us about 5 hours as we stopped for plenty of pictures. This is about a 7 mile one way hike so we had to get a taxi ride up...More

Thank jimumrebs
Reviewed 28 June 2018

We are visiting Sitka and have a friend who lives here. No doubt it would be a strenuous hike, but she drove us to the parking lot near the top. It is a magical place. For one thing, the drive itself is an opportunity to...More

1  Thank PKDM107
Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

A must-see, Harbor Mountain is easy to get to, a beautiful drive or hike with amazing views. A gem little known by tourists so still pristine, not crowed with abundant wildlife.

Thank skousenpride
Reviewed 30 July 2017

Drive up the road as far as you can then hike on the trails to see amazing views. Hike is easy for all skill levels and ages.

1  Thank amypetrie
Reviewed 28 June 2017

We had a beautiful sunny day in Sitka and our tour guide, Debi from Specialized tours, decided we should drive up this mountain to take in the beautiful views. It was a gravel road that took about 30 minutes to drive up, but was well...More

Thank Guitarjess
Reviewed 15 June 2017

This is a doable hike right out of Sitka, even if your cruise ship is only in port for the day. The trailhead is at the end of Baranof street right in town. Walk from the harbor, stop at the grocery store for snack food,...More

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Jane C
2 January 2017|
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Response from brittanynguyen | Reviewed this property |
I believe there is a free shuttle that takes you from the port into town and the trail is walking distance from where the shuttle drops you off :)
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