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February in Valdez

February is a great time to visit Valdez, with so much to do. Check our local events calendar for more updates. 

Winter Trails

February is a great for exploring Valdez's miles of winter trails for snowshoeing, cross-country skiing and snowmachining. 

Man in snow-shoes and back-pack

Photo by Jorge Mandujano


Consider a snowmachine tour, heli-ski tour or helicopter tour. 

people with snowboards riding on snowmachines in a snowy mountain landscape

Photo from Black Ops Valdez

Valdez Ice Climbing Festival

The stunning waterfalls of Keystone Canyon serve as just a few of the fabulous climbing venues for the Valdez Ice Climbing Festival. World class instructors teach clinics for all ages and levels, including specialty classes for youth, women only, and physical adaptations. 

ice climbers climbing a frozen waterfall

Photo by Zach Clanton

Discover Winter Wildlife

Wildlife enthusiasts and birders will love to discover Valdez's winter wildlife, including moose, mountain goats, eagles, coyotes, and more. 

a moose in winter

Photo by Gary Minish

Museums & History

The Valdez Museum and Historical Archive on Egan Drive is open throughout the month of January. 

a museum gallery and front desk



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