Seafood manufacturing is a large part of the local economy © Michelle Honeycutt A wintery Yakutat waterfront © Alaska Marine Highway System World class surfing is available in the Icy Waves of Yakutat bay © Icy Waves Surf Shop Outdoor activities such as camping are everywhere © Sailing in Yakutat Bay © Alaska Marine Highway System Glacier calving © Alaska Marine Highway System

Located on the scenic Gulf of Alaska, Yakutat is 226 nautical miles from Juneau and 302 nautical miles from Whittier. Surrounded by Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and the Tongass National Forest, Yakutat attracts a wide variety of outdoor enthusiasts to hike beaches, float rivers, explore bays and passages, climb mountains, view glaciers, snowboard, and surf remote breaks. Visit yakutatak.us for more information on available activities and accommodations.

A service area map for the community of Yakutat

Malaspina Glacier, the largest piedmont glacier in North America, and Hubbard Glacier, the largest tidewater glacier in North America are easily accessible from Yakutat. At the mouth of Yakutat Bay, is one of the few refuges for vessels along this stretch of coast and provides some of the best saltwater sportfishing in Alaska. Also a world-class birding destination, Yakutat provides the opportunity to view over 200 species including many rarities.