Boating, Fishing, and Travel Information for Juneau, AK
Located in the Gastineau Channel and the Alaskan panhandle, Juneau is the capital city of Alaska. Juneau is unique among U.S. capitals in that there are no roads connecting the city to the rest of the state. Juneau a de facto island city in terms of transportation, since all goods coming in and out must go by plane or boat, in spite of the city’s being on the Alaskan mainland. Douglas Island can be reached via the Juneau-Douglas Bridge. Downtown Juneau sits at sea level, with tides averaging 16 feet. Alaska State Parks maintains the Juneau Trail System, a series of wilderness trails ranging from easy to extremely difficult. A large contributor to the local economy is the tourism industry, which generates most income in the summer months. In 2005, the cruise ship industry was estimated to bring nearly one million visitors to Juneau for up to 11 hours at a time, between May and September. The fishing industry is still a major part of the Juneau economy.
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