Petersburg Day Tours & Attractions

Parks & Trails View All

Distance: 5 miles

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.

Difficulty: Difficult

Difficulty: Difficult

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

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.


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.


Sailing & Private Yacht Charters View All

Season: May 1 - September 1 Custom Trips, Call for Quote 3 - 21 Days

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.

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.