Southeast Alaska Birding Trail Hoonah

Pavlof Marsh

Trumpeter Swans have been known to nest at this location.

This is a remote and lesser visited area of Chichagof Island and is over a 2-hour drive from Hoonah. From the parking area there is a very nice walking trail to the wetland area. Trumpeter Swans have been known to nest at this location. This is a very remote area, be sure to tell someone where you are going and when to expect you back and follow rules for safe travel in bear country when in this area. The Kennel Creek Cabin is a public use cabin managed by the Forest Service and is relatively close to this birding location. The cabin is available for nightly rental and can be used as a basecamp while exploring this portion of Chichagof Island.

Directions:

The Pavlof Marsh Trailhead is 6.0 miles from the Kennel Creek Cabin and 32.4 miles from the Forest Service Office in Hoonah. Coordinates N 57°51.081 W135°06.957

Trumpeter Swans.
Trumpeter Swans. Photo: John Schoen

Trail Information:

  •  There is a Forest Service hiking trail to the marsh from the road.

Birding Resources:

  • eBird Hotspot: None

Other Resources:

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