Fish Creek bears

Fish Creek Wildlife Observation Site—Tongass National Forest
Location: Hyder, Alaska
Length of visit: 2 hours to full day
Major draws: Wildlife viewing
Strenuosity: 1 out of 10 (handicap accessible)
Cost/Fees: $5 per person or $10 for three days
Additional considerations: Bears cross road and parking lot, Canada border crossing required
Description: Black bears, brown bears, minks, river otters, and seagulls gather at this creek north of Hyder to feed on spawning chum and red salmon.  The Forest Service built a wide boardwalk with seats to provide a safe, elevated place for bear photography.