Southeast Alaska Birding Trail Hyder

Stewart Estuary Boardwalk

The boardwalk allows visitors to explore the rich estuary at the head of the Portland Canal.

The Stewart Estuary Boardwalk is located in Stewart, British Columbia just 2 miles across the border from Hyder Alaska. The boardwalk allows visitors to explore the rich estuary at the head of the Portland Canal. Over 100 species of birds have been observed at this location including Barrow’s Goldeneye, Bonaparte’s Gull, Mew Gull, Great Blue Heron and a wide variety of passerines including Red-winged Blackbird, Belted Kingfisher among many others.

Directions:

From Hyder Drive towards Stewart BC on International Street. The boardwalk is located approximately 2 miles past the Canadian check-point.

Great Blue Heron.
Great Blue Heron. Photo: Matt Williams, APA 2017

Trail Information:

  •  An accessible boardwalk trail is available for viewing the tidelands near Stewart BC.

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