Petersburg Day Tours & Attractions
Day Tours & Attractions
Parks & Trails View All
Located on Sandy Beach Loop Road and 1.6 miles from downtown. The park offers three enclosed picnic shelters that can be rented, restrooms and running water. This beachfront park and picnic area also offers vestiges of the Native civilization of the area, including remnants of an ancient fish trip and petroglyphs.
The Petersburg Mountain Trail is 3.6 miles long. It begins at the Kupreanof State Dock and ends on the top of Petersburg Mountain. The trail is open for the following uses: Hiking
This unique, “E”-shaped trail system allows hikers to meander between three lakes and also connects to saltwater through a short connector to Frederick Sound. There are trout in the lakes and rowboats are provided for public use. Deer, beavers, bears and sometimes sandhill cranes can be spotted here.
Sailing & Private Yacht Charters View All
Discover Southeast Alaska’s natural wonders aboard a chartered sailboat with Sailing Alaska. Customize your private expedition with experienced captain John Joeright and enjoy all-inclusive meals, comfortable accommodations, and endless adventures on the 46-foot S/V Shamrock. Watch whales, hike, fish, visit local communities, and more — all at your own pace.
$485 per person / $2800 for whole boat up to 6 passengers
Cruise Ship Type: Small Ship Cruises
Explore Alaska’s hot springs and glaciers aboard a unique ship that puts you behind the helm and lets you man the sails. This Southeast Alaska-based tour operator will leave you with a new definition of what it means to have a once-in-a-lifetime Alaskan adventure. You’ll explore away from the crowds, getting an up-close view of wildlife, scenery, hot springs, and glaciers.
Museums & Cultural Centers View All
You’ll feel like you’re in Petersburg’s living room in the homey museum. The Clausen Memorial Museum is as much a family logbook as a community museum, a place where residents are asked to try to identify the faces of old pictures. The museum also boasts the unofficial largest king salmon, an 127-pounder landed on a local fishing boat.