Tongass National Forest

The Tongass National Forest claims top titles as the largest national forest in the United States, the largest remaining temperate rainforest, and the largest population of Bald Eagles in the world with an estimated 7000 residing throughout.

Listen to the Wisdom of the Trees

The forest is primarily made up of western red cedar, Sitka spruce, and western hemlock. Some of the oldest Sitka Spruce in the forest are found to be 800 years old, over 12 feet in diameter, and 200 feet tall.