Long before gold, copper, and coal were discovered in the area, the Eyak tribe inhabited a small village along Lake Eyak and Eyak River © Danny Jones
  • Shaped by its dramatic natural setting, rich cultural heritage and colorful residents.
  • With fourteen hiking trails covering a total of 35 miles, all accessible from the Copper River Scenic Highway, there is something for every age and ability.
  • Fly over glaciers or take a quick 15 minute drive to Sheridan Glacier for a distinctly "other world" experience.
  • Mt. Eyak Ski Area, within walking distance from the center of town, offers skiers a dramatic view of Orca Inlet and Prince William Sound.
  • Visit www.cordovachamber.com for more information on available activities and accommodations.

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Available routes to and from Cordova, Alaska

Service Area

Ferry service to Cordova is provided four days a week in the summer. The cruise to Cordova is only six hours and forty-five minutes from Whittier or five hours from Valdez. In the winter, service to Cordova is provided three days a week. As you travel through Prince William Sound keep an eye out for an abundance of wildlife and ice flows from nearby glaciers.

Cordova, Alaska © Wayde Carroll Photography

Trip Ideas

Below are some ideas to help you plan your trip to Alaska. Please note that availability and routing on your particular date of travel may vary from the suggested itinerary.