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Seward, AK: Resurrection Bay Paddle

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Distance: 6.5 miles


Paddle past glacier-covered peaks and lush mountainsides on this 6.5-mile out-and-back that visits a small beach in Resurrection Bay.
  • Paddling in Resurrection Bay
  • Sea Kayakers in Resurrection Bay
  • Paddling in Resurrection Bay
  • Tonsina Creek
  • Tonsina Creek
  • Paddlers in Resurrection Bay
  • Small Beach in Resurrection Bay
  • Small Beach in Resurrection Bay
  • Views across the Bay
  • Coastline

Explore the wooded coastline of Resurrection Bay—and picnic on a small, rocky beach—during this picturesque, 6.5-mile paddle in Seward. From Lowell Point, just south of Seward, paddle south through the finger-shaped bay. Glacier-scraped peaks rise in every direction. After 1.1 miles, Tonsina Creek flows into the bay on the right. Steer your boat to the confluence, and if the water levels are high enough, paddle up the creek for a half-mile out-and-back. Next, continue paddling south another 1.8 miles to a small beach tucked between steep, wooded hillsides. Park your kayak and enjoy the views. Follow the same route back.

-Mapped by Kim Phillips

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