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Address: Valdez, AK
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Area known for great river rafting.

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Spectacular and beautiful canyon

My wife and I travelled through Keystone Canyon during our journey from Anchorage to Valdez and again on our return journey from Valdez to Fairbanks during our escorted ‘Natural... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 February 2017
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Llanbedr, United Kingdom
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Gakona
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a trip you must do as you approach Valdez on the Richardson highway. You will be surrounded by mountains that reach to over 8000 feet and water falls that are several hundred fee high. A good way to enjoy your trip into Valdez and Prince William Sound.

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Llanbedr, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017

My wife and I travelled through Keystone Canyon during our journey from Anchorage to Valdez and again on our return journey from Valdez to Fairbanks during our escorted ‘Natural Wonders of Alaska’ tour with Titan Travel. Our motor coach stopped near two of the canyon's famous waterfalls, Horsetail Falls and Bridal Veil Falls. Their waters were in full flow at the time of our visit from... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2017

You have to drive throw it to get to Valdez. It's a beautiful drive and awesome views of the water falls and the river that runs throw it. You have to stop to take pictures of the awesome waterfalls.

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North Mackay, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

If you go to Alaska to see scenery the drive into Valdez over Thompson Pass and down through Keystone Canyon is the jackpot. Plan to stop at the top of Thompson Pass than go for a walk out along the ridge and sit a while with your back to the road and drink in the spectacular snow capped mountain views.... More 

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Hod Hasharon, Israel
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

After 10 miles from the town of Valdez if you North. the road turns sharply to the left and a green sign marks you as you enter into the Keystone Canyon. The road for 3.5 mile passes through a narrow canyon . The most impressive in the canyov is that in number of places from a great height waterfalls fall... More 

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Alaska
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Take your time and enjoy the view! More waterfalls than you can count and breathtaking scenery. Definitely worth the trip.

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

The canyon in at mile 15 on the richardstwon highway whicvh is a very scenic drive betwnn Fairbanks and Valdez, Make sure to stop and take in the views of the waterfalls and mountains. Other must stops are at horsetail and bridal veil falls

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Thank alanmary16
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

Driving to Valdez is without a doubt the most scenic drive in Alaska and Keystone canyon is a highlight worth stopping for.

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016

We drove through here on the way to Valdez Lots of lovely waterfalls There is a place to stop to take your pictures

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Round Lake, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

This road is absolutely gorgeous! We stopped at many turn outs to admire the waterfalls and bridges and mountains. A must stop at horsetail and bridal veil falls

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