The Tourism Department will hold an Open House at the Haines Sheldon Museum on May 12, 5:30-7:30 pm. All welcome!
Haines - The Adventure Capital of Alaska
Haines Alaska is like no other destination. With fascinating history, intriguing culture, breathtaking scenery and adventure to last a lifetime, there’s no question that the time you spend when you visit 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. Visit Haines for your Alaska adventure!
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. And for the true adventurer, Haines Alaska is world-renowned for its Heli-skiing.
Haines is also home to the Discovery Channel’s hit show Gold Rush Alaska and the site for traveling Yukon Vet, Dr. Oakley.
No matter where your interests lie you can be assured to find something truly amazing in Haines. Come visit Haines and tap into your inner explorer…Your Alaska adventure starts here!