Best Things to Do in Seldovia

Embark on a fishing charter or check out the hiking trails, local attractions, and more.

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All of the freight, mate­ri­als, equip­ment and vehi­cles come in to Sel­dovia over” the City Dock. This is a deep water dock and the Alas­ka Marine High­way Fer­ries Tus­tu­me­na and Ken­ni­cott tie up here on a week­ly basis and pro­vide a link, a high­way if you will, to the rest of Alas­ka. Those of us that live here rely on this link and use the City Dock and the fer­ry as one in the low­er forty-eight states might use a coun­ty road to get to town. The ferry  ...more

Take a step back into Seldovia’s past while learn­ing about the present at the Sel­dovia Muse­um & Vis­i­tor Cen­ter. Check out detailed exhibits on the cul­tur­al tra­di­tions and lega­cies of the Native peo­ples of the area, see inter­ac­tive wildlife exhibits and pick up free trav­el infor­ma­tion and maps.


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Difficulty: Moderate

The trail is con­sid­ered between easy and mod­er­ate in dif­fi­cul­ty. The Otter-bahn is a dirt trail that winds through old-growth spruce for­est and has exposed roots and rocks through­out its length. There are just a few mod­er­ate inclines, but oth­er­wise is a fair­ly flat trail. Local school chil­dren built the trail some twen­ty years ago.

The Rocky Ridge Trail is one of the most well used — and well-devel­oped — trails in the Sel­dovia area. The whole trail, which makes a loop, only takes about two hours to hike, and from here you’re with­in walk­ing dis­tance of any spot in town. There are two trail­heads: one behind the air­port and anoth­er three quar­ters of a mile out of town, on Rocky St. If you do the full loop, it’s a mod­er­ate-to-dif­fi­cult hike, but you can also make it an…  ...more