Photos of Ketchikan

Oosterdam Sets Sail

The Holland America Oosterdam begins to depart Ketchikan, Alaska.

The Holland America Oosterdam begins to depart Ketchikan, Alaska.

The Foggy Mountains Over Ketchikan

Fog envelops the forested mountains above Ketchikan, Alaska.

Fog envelops the forested mountains above Ketchikan, Alaska.

Ope, Lemme Just Sneak Right Past Ya

The cruise ship Celebrity Century sails past the Coral Princess in Ketchikan, Alaska.

Tongass Twilight

The late-evening sun on the Tongass Narrows near Ketchikan, Alaska.

The late-evening sun on the Tongass Narrows near Ketchikan, Alaska.

Houses on the Hill

Houses on a hillside overlooking Ketchikan, Alaska.

Houses on a hillside overlooking Ketchikan, Alaska.

Gulls

Seagulls stand upon rocks at Herring Cove, Ketchikan, Alaska.

Seagulls stand upon rocks at Herring Cove, Ketchikan, Alaska.

Looking for a Catch

A fishing trawler departs Ketchikan, Alaska, in the Tongass Narrows.

A fishing trawler departs Ketchikan, Alaska, in the Tongass Narrows.

Last Light in the Last Frontier

The sun sets on the far side of Gravina Island, near Ketchikan, Alaska.

The sun sets on the far side of Gravina Island, near Ketchikan, Alaska.

Stumped

A large tree stump at Ketchikan, Alaska's Totem Bight State Park.

A large tree stump at Ketchikan, Alaska’s Totem Bight State Park.

Evergreen Mountain

Evergreen trees grow on a mountainside near Ketchikan, Alaska.

Evergreen trees grow on a mountainside near Ketchikan, Alaska.

Abandoned Ashore

An abandoned boat left on the rocky beach of the Tongass Narrows near Ketchikan, Alaska.

An abandoned boat left on the rocky beach of the Tongass Narrows near Ketchikan, Alaska.

Islets

Small islands dot the Tongass Narrows near Ketchikan, Alaska.

Small islands dot the Tongass Narrows near Ketchikan, Alaska.

Tongass Narrows Sunset

The sun sets on the Tongass Narrows near Ketchikan, Alaska.

The sun sets on the Tongass Narrows near Ketchikan, Alaska.

Floating to a Landing

A floatplane prepares to land on the Tongass Narrows at Ketchikan, Alaska.

A floatplane prepares to land on the Tongass Narrows at Ketchikan, Alaska.

Rushing Waters

Ketchikan Creek flows over and around rocks in Ketchikan, Alaska.

Ketchikan Creek flows over and around rocks in Ketchikan, Alaska.

Foggy Mountain Forest

Fog covers the forested mountains above Ketchikan, Alaska.

Fog covers the forested mountains above Ketchikan, Alaska.

Frowning Totem

Detail of a totem pole spotted in Ketchikan, Alaska.

Detail of a totem pole spotted in Ketchikan, Alaska.

On the Alaskan Beach

Morning on a beach near Saxman, Alaska, south of Ketchikan.

Morning on a beach near Saxman, Alaska, south of Ketchikan.

Mossy Creek

Ketchikan Creek flows over moss-covered rocks in Ketchikan, Alaska.

Ketchikan Creek flows over moss-covered rocks in Ketchikan, Alaska.

 

Mysterious Lands

Morning haze over the forested islands along the Tongass Narrows near Ketchikan, Alaska.

Morning haze over the forested islands along the Tongass Narrows near Ketchikan, Alaska.

Mountain Haze

Morning haze and low clouds in the mountains above Ketchikan, Alaska.

Morning haze and low clouds in the mountains above Ketchikan, Alaska.

Speeding Past the Forest

A boat speeds along the Tongass Narrows at Ketchikan, Alaska.

A boat speeds along the Tongass Narrows at Ketchikan, Alaska.

Hovering

A hovercraft glides over the water of the Ketchikan, Alaska, harbor on an overcast day.

A hovercraft glides over the water of the Ketchikan, Alaska, harbor on an overcast day.

Sunset at Gravina

The sun sets on the far side of Gravina Island near Ketchikan, Alaska.

The sun sets on the far side of Gravina Island near Ketchikan, Alaska.

A Narrow Dawn

The sun begins to rise on the Tongass Narrows near Ketchikan, Alaska.

The sun begins to rise on the Tongass Narrows near Ketchikan, Alaska.