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Icy Strait Point, Alaska

Icy Strait Point is located near the city of Hoonah, the largest native Tlingit Indian settlement in Alaska, and very near Glacier Bay National Park. Home to a historic cannery, the port's connection to the sea is strong. Locals share the sea with humpback whales, orcas, Dall porpoises, seals, sea otters, halibut and all five species of Pacific salmon. It is not uncommon to spot a humpback or an orca while walking along the shore.

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Icy Strait Point, Alaska

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The One Thing You Don't Want to Miss

Visit the historic cannery, dating back to 1930. It has been fully restored to provide visitors with a glimpse of this interesting part of Alaskan history. The original cookhouse has also been renovated for family-style dining, the Alaskan way.

Other Fun Things to Do

  • Take a flightseeing tour of spectacular nearby Glacier Bay.
  • Take the Whale & Marine Mammals Cruise to Point Adolphus - one of Alaska's premier humpback whale watching destinations.
  • Learn the rich cultural history of Icy Strait Point and its people at the Tribal Dance & Cultural Legends show.
  • Spin cast or fly fish along the pristine banks of Game Greek in Icy Strait Point, a prime spot for freshwater stream fishing.
  • Take a tour of the Spasski River Valley, where you will learn about the Tlingit village of Hoonah, the rainforest ecology and the habits and character of the local Brown bears. You may even spot a bear!

Sporting Adventures

Alaska is home to so many extreme adventures, and Icy Strait Point is no exception. Enjoy biking, ocean kayaking and fishing in this beautiful wilderness.

Get a Taste of Local Flavor

Experience Alaskan history while eating some of the freshest fish you've ever tasted at the Historic Fish House. You'll find freshly caught wild salmon, halibut, crab and other Alaskan delicacies at this restored fish house on the waterfront.

Local Currency

The official currency of the United States is the U.S. Dollar (USD).

Weather in Icy Strait Point, Alaska


Temperature Fahrenheit Celsius
Average High 32°
Average Low 20.3° -6.5°
Mean Temperature 26° -3.33°
Record High 54° 12.22°
Record Low -20° -28.89°
Precipitation Inches Centimeters
Average Precip. 3.1 in 7.87 cm


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