Welcome to Cordova, Alaska! Thousands of visitors explore Alaska each year searching for scenic wonders. While no one is ever disappointed, the ones searching for the unique experience find more when they discover Alaska’s hidden treasure…Cordova!
Cordova is a small, coastal town surrounded by glacier-carved mountains, nestled at the head of Orca Inlet in Eastern Prince William Sound.
The area dazzles you with wildlife-rich wetlands, lush forests, and countless waterways. This blending of natural grandeur with exciting activities such as hiking, wildlife photography, boating, sport fishing, flight seeing and more makes Cordova an ultimate destination.
Cordova has a rich and varied history.
The descendants of the first inhabitants of the Cordova area, the Eyak and Chugach, keep their legacy alive through traditional arts and crafts. The ingenuity of the Copper ore era of the early 1900′s , which brought in the railroad, can still be felt as you drive across the Million Dollar Bridge past the Child’s Glacier. Dating back to the 1800′s, commercial fishing has been the mainstay of the Cordova economy. Today, visitors can watch as modern day fishers gear up for their seasonal salmon fishery.
Cordova is truly a natural treasure with a rich collection of all the best Alaska has to offer. Come visit us. You will go away with many lifelong memories. Don’t forget that there is plenty of adventure and exploration to be found in Cordova during the summer months also. With incredible access to some of the most pristine wilderness found in Alaska…Cordova is an incredible summer destination.
For more information on Cordova, please visit our regional site at www.cordovaalaska.com.