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June Delights: Exploring the Breathtaking Wilderness of Old Harbor, Alaska

Updated: Jul 9, 2023

Welcome to Old Harbor, Alaska, a hidden gem tucked away in the Last Frontier. The month of June grants an abundant array of adventures and natural wonders. Nestled in the heart of this enchanting landscape lies the Harbor Adventure Lodge. Join us on a journey through magnificent panoramas, thrilling expeditions, and extraordinary experiences waiting for you.


Sunset in Old Harbor Alaska
Old Harbor, Alaska


Witness the Magnificent Wildlife:

June is an optimal time to witness captivating wildlife that calls Old Harbor home. Embark on a guided tour where you can spot magnificent creatures, such as the humpback whale, orcas, sea otters, and seals. Watch in awe as bears feast on salmon at the nearby Brooks Falls. Capture these memorable moments by camera, knowing memories will last a lifetime.


Explore the Pristine Wilderness:

Immerse yourself in the stunning, untouched wilderness in Old Harbor. Wear your hiking shoes and prepare for an exciting journey through untamed forests, picturesque valleys, and rugged mountain trails. Don't miss the chance to witness the stunning vistas from elevated viewpoints. Tours provide a unique perspective on surrounding landscapes, revealing blooming salmonberry bushes and budding spruce tips.


Unleash Your Inner Angler:

June is a fisherman's dream come true. Along with Ocean Kings and Monster Halibut, the "Red's are Running". Red Salmon are among some of the locals favorite fish. Charter a boat and cast your line into crystal-clear waters teeming with salmon, halibut, and rockfish. Experienced captains will provide you with tips and tricks to increase your chances of reeling in the catch of a lifetime. Prepare to experience the excitement of the fight before returning to the Lodge with tales of angling adventures.


Discover Native Alaskan Culture:

Old Harbor is abundant in Native Alaskan culture, with June offering the chance to discover it in-depth. Cultural events such as traditional dances and storytelling sessions, where you can witness the unique traditions and learn about the rich history of the local Alutiiq people. Engage with community members, visit museums, and explore the local arts and crafts scene to gain a deeper appreciation of this vibrant culture.

Nuzzling Sitka Blacktail Deer, Old Harbor Alaska
Sitka Blacktail Deer in Old Harbor Alaska


Indulge in Fresh Seafood Cuisine:

After your day full of adventure, relish in the spectacular flavors of Old Harbor's culinary creations. Savor freshly caught seafood cooked by the hands of local chefs. Delight in mouth-watering salmon, succulent crab, and other appetizing dishes crafted from the finest ingredients sourced directly from the pristine waters surrounding the lodge. Treat yourself to a true gastronomic experience, immersing yourself in the region's unique variations.


Old Harbor, Alaska, and the Harbor Adventure Lodge invite you to explore the wonders of June. Witness captivating wildlife, breathtaking natural landscapes, thrilling outdoor activities, a vibrant native culture, and a culinary adventure to satisfy even the most discerning food lovers. Experience the full splendor of salmonberry bushes in bloom and spruce tips budding. Pack your bags, grab your camera, and embark on an unparalleled journey at the Harbor Adventure Lodge in Old Harbor this June - the untamed wilderness and extraordinary experiences await you.

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