Why you must visit Haines after Covid-19 is over? Haines is a beautiful city that is full of fascinating history, colorful culture, picturesque scenery, and full of best adventure. But Haines is not only known for its beautiful place. It is also known for its wildlife.

Pack yourself with knowledge and learn the different places here in Haines where you can see and interact with Alaska’s local animals.

Kroschel Films Wildlife Center

Want to see Alaska’s wildlife up close? Why not visit this Wildlife center where you can see them in person. You can also interact with the rescued orphaned animals that are sheltered in this center.

Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve

Excited to see the bald eagles? Don’t miss out on Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve, a state park and wildlife refuge where the world’s largest concentration of Bald Eagles is preserved.

Chilkoot Lake State Recreation Area

Looking for the best fishing spot in Haines? No need to look too far anymore. This spot is the best salmon fishing spot in Southeast Alaska. You can also spot bear here as the river is spawning with salmon. Bears come frequently to feast on them.

As a friendly reminder, please practice bear/human etiquette. This will protect you and the bears.

Chilkat State Park

Where else is the best location to look for moose? Chilkat State Park is the best spot where you can just relax while enjoying nature and watch nearby local moose from Moose Meadow. You can enjoy the trail or stroll on the beach and the view of the Rainbow Glacier—a world-class hanging glacier with a huge waterfall dropping from its face.


Haines is truly beautiful not only in its scenery but also in its wildlife. Are you excited to see them? Meet them in person after this Pandemic is over. Haines is waiting for you!