Consisting of nearly 17 million acres of unscathed wilderness, Tongass National Forest is the largest National Forest in the U.S. With more than 2.8 million annual visitors, Tongass sustains the largest contiguous temperate rainforest in the world, but also over 5,000 jobs and more than $380 in yearly revenue! Located just down the coastline from this majestic biome, Elfin Cove Resort provides guests with various recreational opportunities ranging from historical hikes to kayaking from island to island in search of artifacts and other archeological treasures. The Tongass National Forest itself is the real treasure in every sense of the word, and we invite you to explore the dynamic array of wildlife, waterways, and geology that’s practically our backyard. There’s something for everyone at Tongass, so we’d like to give you an idea of what to expect in America’s largest forest.
Hiking in Alaska is such a popular activity, so we decided to cover it separately. However, you’ll quickly learn that there are several other excellent recreational opportunities and attractions at Tongass National Forest. Quite possibly, the most challenging part of your Alaska vacation with Elfin Cove is deciding where to go and what to do on this exciting adventure. Here are three of our favorites:
The primary reason visitors choose Elfin Cove Resort is our status as an elite Alaskan fishing lodge. The reason guests return is that they usually find out something new they want to dive into next time! No matter your flavor, Elfin Cove Resort promises to deliver an unforgettable adventure every step of the way. For more information or to reserve your stay, please visit us online or call 888-922-3474.