Haines - The Adventure Capital of Alaska

Haines is like no other destination. With fascinating history, intriguing culture, breathtaking scenery and adventure to last a lifetime, there’s no question that your time spent in Haines will be enjoyed and remembered for years to come.

Haines boasts year round fun for the entire family. In the summer take part in spectacular hikes, rafting journeys on the Chilkat River, kayaking adventures on Chilkoot Lake, exhilarating jetboat rides, guided nature walks and many more activities. Plus, don’t forget about fishing for Alaska’s Pacific salmon.

During the autumn and winter months we offer activities of various interest and sport. In November, Haines hosts the annual Alaska Bald Eagle Festival. Starting in September through early December Haines welcomes over 3,500 Bald Eagles to the beautiful Chilkat River Valley. Spectators from around the world come to partake in this fascinating migratory event. In January, the ALCAN 200 snow machine race is held on the Haines Highway. For the true adventurer, Haines is world-renown for its Heli-skiing.

Haines is also home to the Discovery Channel’s hit show Gold Rush Alaska. This reality show has put gold fever back
into the American mind set and has now been signed for a second season.

No matter where your interests lie you can be assured to find something truly amazing in Haines. Come and tap into your inner explorer…Your adventure starts here!