Portage Cove Campground

Address: Portage, Whittier, Alaska, United States | Campground
 
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Location

This campground, located on Portage, Whittier, is near Prince William Sound Glacier Cruises, Sound Eco Adventures, Begich Towers Incorporated, and Unga Island.
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    Travel Blogs from Whittier

    THE GLACIERS !

    A travel blog entry by sallyglass on Sep 05, 2014

    2 comments, 19 photos

    ... be peeled at the edge of the glacier waiting for it.

    Margerie Glacier is the most spectacular glacier within the region. Whilst not that wide at only mile the colours and the calving is incredible. The blue ice indicates the recent breakaway.

    Early the next morning I was enjoying a nice sleep in knowing that it would be my last for a while when Kev heard over the PA that there were 4 whales on the starboard side. I couldn't get out of bed quick enough ...... ...

    Leaving Alaska

    A travel blog entry by lizdavid on Aug 02, 2014

    39 photos

    ... area. It has a bit of a ‘hippy’/alternative feel to it and the locals we met were all very welcoming and friendly and characters with interesting stories to tell. The next morning was the farmers market and we enjoyed chatting to the stallholders and tasting the goodies. Many of the locals are not from Alaska originally but visited and decided to ...

    This Rain Needs to Stop!

    A travel blog entry by budbarbonthego on Jul 29, 2014

    9 photos

    ... lunch and then lumbered over to a huge log, straddled it and went to sleep! The lady bear sharpened her claws on the side of a cabin shed. I see why some of the trapper huts have nails punched from the inside out as a bear preventative. I giggled as a lady trying to snap a picture of the muskoxen was charged by the herd's bull. There was a fence there that he was not able to get through but he certainly tried. We ...

    ANCHORAGE TO WHITTIER AND BOARD SHIP

    A travel blog entry by jennyusa on Jul 14, 2014

    1 comment, 20 photos

    ... named after the chief engineer for Alaska railways in the 1940s. This Tunnel goes through Mt Maynard to Whittier and is 2 1/2 miles long. There is a 25 mph speed limit and it takes about 6 minutes to get through. Until 2000, the tunnel was only open to railway traffic. Cars had to go on flat bed railroad cars. Since then it has been modified to allow other vehicular traffic, however is One lane only. In each 1 hour period,15 minutes is allowed ...

    Chicken Run

    A travel blog entry by doinnotdreamin on Jul 13, 2014

    1 comment, 65 photos

    ... pretty tired and was faced with 13 miles of 'resurfacing hell'. We were really glad to reach Chicken

     
     
     
     
     
     
    Chicken is a fascinating place. Hatched, sorry, founded when gold was discovered there in 1895, early prospectors wanted to name it after the abundant local birds but couldn't agree on the spelling of ptarmigan, so called ...