Cascade Creek, Petersburg

Aug 03, 2018 - National Geographic Sea Lion

Early this morning National Geographic Sea Lion entered Thomas Bay, an area north of Petersburg, and off Frederick Sound. Our landing was at a place called Cascade Creek, where there were different length hikes offered, from moderate to a much more strenuous, and adventurous one, especially for the younger teenagers in the crowd. However, some of the adventurous parents and guests had their own long hike on a not-so-maintained trail, past a beautiful waterfall and then following Cascade Creek up the mountain. The afternoon was in Petersburg, with multiple options for activities: everything from a chance to go flight seeing over a glacier, riding a bike around town, learning about the fishing industry on a dock walk, or taking a lovely walk through a different habitat of a bog or muskeg! 

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Rich Kirchner

Naturalist/Certified Photo Instructor

Rich Kirchner has worked as a naturalist in Antarctica, Alaska, the Bering Sea, Baja and the High Arctic, including Svalbard, Greenland, the Canadian Arctic and Iceland, along with other destinations. His 33 years as a professional wildlife photographer has granted him international publication credits included in magazines such as Geo Germany, Geo France, Natural History, Audubon, National Wildlife and Ranger Rick, as well as more than a hundred books.

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