Tongass National Forest

Petersburg to Kake via north shore Kupreanof Island

Put-in point: Petersburg

Length: 65 miles/104 km (1-way)

Tide-dependent: No

Difficulty: Moderate

Major crossings: 0

Route:

* From Petersburg N along E shore of Kupreanof Island, then west along N shore and around NW tip S to Kake in Keku Strait. Exposed to SE winds before and N wind beyond Portage Bay.

West Point cabin is available for rent on the route; must be reserved in advance. You can take Alaska Marine Highway (ferry) back to Petersburg.