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Naha River Trail

Naha River Water Trail
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  Seasons: Spring through Fall
  Difficulty: Salt water to Jordan Lake is easy. The rest of the trail is hard
  Activity: Hiking, Backpacking, Fishing
  Length: 5.4 miles (one way)

 Nearest Town:
Ketchikan

     USGS Quads:
Ketchikan C-5

  Managed by:
USDA Forest Service
Alaska Region (R-10)
709 W. 9th Street
PO Box 21628
Juneau, AK 99802-1628
   
Naha Map
Location in State

  Web Links:
Naha River Trail, Tongass National Forest

How to Get There:
Access is by boat or floatplane to Naha Bay, 23 miles from Ketchikan, 12 miles from Knudson Cove. The trail starts at the head of Naha Bay from the floating dock and ends at the cabin site at the outlet of Heckman Lake

Trail Description:
Winding along the water's edge, the Naha River National Recreation Trail provides access to some of the best stream fishing in the Ketchikan area. Dolly Varden and cutthroat trout are present year-round and several species of salmon are in the river from July through September. Spring and fall steelhead provide the fishing for which the Naha is expecially famous.



Last updated on Monday, December 10, 2007.
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