Rainforest Bicycle Tour

Experience the natural beauty and history of the Taiya River Valley on a relaxing bicycle ride. 

Location: Skagway

Duration: 3 hours

Cost: Adult $89;  Child (10-12 y/o) $69

Riding: 5 miles on flat dirt roads and paths

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2021 Travel Update

We are happy to offer the Rainforest Bicycle Tour in 2021!

Visit the historic site of Dyea and bike through the temperate rainforest!


During the Gold Rush, Dyea was Skagway’s rival city, booming with 10,000 people. Now nature has reclaimed the land, leaving only ghosts of its Gold Rush past. The area is now managed and maintained by the National Park Service.

This scenic tour starts with an informative van tour along the coastal inlets to the west of Skagway. After a bicycle and safety orientation, your guide leads your small group on a bike route that covers five miles of flat terrain for easy pedaling. You ride through the lush rainforest, visit historic ruins, and see the Chilkoot trailhead. Keep an eye out for eagles, salmon, bears, colorful wildflowers, and scenic mountain views. Leave the crowds behind, get some mild exercise, and take in the natural wonders of Alaska on a bicycle!


Trip Highlights:

  • Enjoy an intimate touring environment with a 1:6 guide to guest ratio.
  • Explore off the beaten path, away from the crowds in downtown Skagway.
  • Experience the natural beauty of a temperate coastal rainforest.
  • Ride five miles on flat, well-maintained dirt roads and trails.

Notes: Participants must be confident riding a bicycle with handbrakes on unpaved surfaces. Participants must be at least 10 years old and 4’ 6” in height. Sport shoes and layered clothing are recommended. Helmet, rain/wind jacket, pants and fleece gloves are provided.

Excursion Details


Duration | 3 hours total

Difficulty | Moderate. The cycling covers 5 miles of flat dirt roads and paths.

Capacity | Tour minimum is 4, maximum is 13

Gear | Trek Marlin mountain bikes and helmets are provided. Rain gear included if needed.

Food and Drink | Water is available at no charge in a bike water bottle.

Requirements | Minimum age is 10, minimum height is 4’6″.

Tour Equipment


Trek Marlin Mountain Bike