Service, Kayaking, Hiking and Shelter Building in SE Alaska's State Park, Ketchikan, Alaska

Sierra Club Outings Trip | Hiking, Kayak, Service/Volunteer, Lodge

A man sea kayaking near Ketchikan, Alaska
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  • Camp where the rainforest meets the sea
  • Construct timber frame shelter and restore trails
  • Beach combing and day off guided sea kayaking


  • All meals, with Alaskan seafood emphasis
  • All tools and equipment for projects
  • Warming cabin and hot showers


The Project

Take part in maintaining the trails and shelters of Ketchikan’s waterfront State Parks that are set amongst the old growth of the Tongass National Forest. Located along the protected water of the Inside Passage projects, this trip will include trail maintenance, erecting shelters and information signage, as well as beachcombing and trash removal.




Kim Kirby
Don Murch
Assistant Leader:


This trip is in: United States, Alaska


  • Trip participants working on a service project
  • Tongass National Park trail sign along a forested trail
  • Colorful buildings by a river in Ketchikan, Alaska
  • Past trip participants smiling for the camera
  • A sunset over the sea and landscape near Ketchikan, Alaska
  • A roaring river surrounded by forest near Ketchikan, Alaska
  • Structure in the process of being built in a state park near Ketchikan, Alaska
  • Stairs on a trail at a state park near Ketchikan, Alaska
  • Structure holding chopped wood in state park near Ketchikan, Alaska