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Harvey Lake Trail

This trail is a pleasant day hike to or from Harvey Lake and the Forest Service cabin there.Length (one way): 0.5 mile Rating: Easiest USGS Map: Petersburg C-4…

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Petersburg Mountain Trail

This challenging trail leads to spectacular views from Narrows Peak at the summit of Petersburg Mountain.Length (one way): 3.5 miles Rating: Most Difficult USGS Map: Petersburg D-3…

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Petersburg Lake Trail

This trail follows Petersburg Creek from the Kupreanof state dock to the recreation cabin at Petersburg Lake. The lake, cabin, and much of the trail are in the Petersburg Creek – Duncan Salt Chuck Wilderness.Length (one way): 10.5 miles…

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Kah Sheets Lake Trail

This boardwalk trail provides access to Kah Sheets Lake and the Kah Sheets Lake Cabin from Kah Sheets Bay.Length (one way): 2.5 miles Rating: Easiest USGS Map: Petersburg C-4…

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Colp Lake Trail

This primitive trail follows Fivemile Creek to Colp Lake.Length (one way): 2.5 miles Rating: More Difficult USGS Maps: Petersburg D-3 and D-4…

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Mount Verstovia Trail

Length (one way): 2.5 miles One Way Trip Time: 3 hours Trail Begins: 2 miles east of Sitka on Sawmill Creek Road. Trail Ends: Summit of Mt. Verstovia. (See below for names. ) Trail Rating: Difficult. Steep trail with…

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Indian River Trail

Length (one way): 5.5 miles One Way Trip Time: 4 hours Trail Begins: Pumphouse and dam at end of Indian River Road. Trail Ends: Base of Indian River Falls. Trail Rating: Easy. Climbs gradually. Easy to find, clear, in…

Harbor Mountain Shelter Trail
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Harbor Mountain Shelter Trail

Length: (one way) 0.1 mile One Way Trip Time: 5 minutes Trail Begins: Harbor Mountain Road, near top. Trail Ends: Harbor Mountain picnic area. Trail Rating: Easy. Short, planked trail. Recommended Season: All year USGS Maps: Sitka A-5 Elevation…

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Harbor Mountain Ridge Trail

Length (one way): 2 miles One Way Trip Time: 2 hours Trail Begins: End of Harbor Mountain Road. Trail Ends: Where the trail joins Gavan Hill Trail, at a peak with elevation of 2505 ft. (see map) Trail Rating:…

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Gavan Hill Trail

Length (one way): 3 miles One Way Trip Time: 3 to 4 hours Trail Begins: Baranof Street, in north Sitka. Trail Ends: Gavan Hill Summit, elevation 2505 feet. Trail Rating: Moderate. Rebuilt in 1993. Steep uphill climb. Bears may…