The Alaska Marine Highway System operates as a division of the Department of Transportation and Public Facilities for the State of Alaska. The Marine Highway is an integral part of the State highway infrastructure, transporting people and vehicles to our coastal communities on a year-round basis. The system, which started over 50 years ago, has continued to grow and incorporate new ports of call. Their route is also the only marine route that has been designated a National Scenic Byway and All-American Road.
Effective, precise management assures Alaska’s fisheries are productive, sustainable, clean, and healthy-as mandated by the Alaska state government. Since admittance into the Union as the 49th state in 1959, Alaska has served as a model of fisheries management around the globe. One reason for this is that Alaska remains the lone state in the nation with a constitutional mandate stipulating all fish “be utilized, developed and maintained on the sustained yield principle.”
They have been introducing guests to the wonders of Chichagoff Island Since 2000. They strive to provide guests with all the comforts of home while getting to experience Alaska at its best. The Icy Strait Lodge is located in a very beautiful area of Hoonah and operates year-round.
Offering all your fuel and grocery needs in the valley, Three Bears Alaska also provides a full line of hunting, fishing, camping and outdoor equipment at their statewide outpost locations in Chugiak, Kenai, Meadow Lakes, Palmer 4 Corners, Tok and Wasilla KGB.