Ride the historic White Pass & Yukon Route Railroad and explore the waters of a glacially-carved lake by kayak! Your guide will share with you tales of the gold rush, natural history, and more.
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Whether you are looking for a scenic day hike on a short visit, a fully guided and catered Chilkoot Trail experience, or high-quality equipment for your self-guided adventure, we are here and ready to help you make the best of your trip in Alaska! Our expeditions are continually rated five stars on TripAdvisor!
These tours are operated under a special use permit with the US Forest Service in the Tongass National Forest. This company is an equal opportunity provider.
Your trip to the Laughton Glacier combines a scenic train ride aboard the historic White Pass & Yukon Route Railway with a wilderness trek to the magnificent Laughton Glacier, an adventure you won’t soon forget.
- Ages 9+ Ages Ages 9+
- 4-6 miles Hike Length 4-6 miles
- About 7.5 hours Duration About 7.5 hours
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Start with a motor coach tour up the scenic Klondike Highway, journey on the White Pass Scenic Railway, and hike the upper reaches of the Skagway River to the majestic Laughton Valley.
Combine an impressive journey on the White Pass Scenic Railway with an incredible hike along the Skagway River and through the lush old-growth forest of the Denver Valley.
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Packer Expeditions offers guided day hikes on wilderness trails not accessible by road, sea kayak trips on glacial lakes, scenic rides on the White Pass and Yukon Route Railway, helicopter trips, and fully catered multi-day backpacking on the world famous Chilkoot Trail.
We pride ourselves on our commitment to our guests: Giving you the best possible experience during your visit to Skagway. Our guides are attentive, experienced, and knowledgeable, so you can enjoy your expedition to the fullest!