Famous Lakes: Chilkat Lake, Endicott Lake, Lily Lake, Herman Lake, Walker Lake, Teardrop Lake, Chilkoot Lake, Connolly Lake.
Famous Islands: Ansley Island, Entrance Island, Pyramid Island, Sullivan Island, Talsani Island, Birch Island, Black Rock, Couverden Rock.
Famous Beaches: Tanani Beach, Tlegu Beach.
Haines was formerly a city but no longer has a municipal government.
Haines is the largest concentration of bald eagles in the world.
Haines is a census-designated place (CDP) in Haines Borough, Alaska, United States.
Area: 21.5 sq mi (55.8 km2)
Many tourists visit during the annual appearance of bald eagles in the Alaska Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve between October and February.
Take a hike up Mount Ripinsky, a whitewater rafting trip or a helicopter ride over Glacier Bay National Park.
It\'s also a great place to settle down and start a militia.
Incredible wildlife, spectacular mountain scenery, the best weather in southeast Alaska and a local party scene that ranges from manic to mellow, and from quirky to downright bizarre, makes this the perfect edge-of-the-earth getaway.
The best time to visit is from May to August.
Haines is much more accessible than most other southeast Alaskan communities of its size.
It is connected to the North American highway system by the Haines Highway.
Airports: Haines Airport, Haines Seaplane Base.
Haines is served a weekly newspaper, the Chilkat Valley News.
Public radio station KHNS which serves upper Lynn Canal although its primary studios are located in Haines.
Haines also has a number of cultural offerings.
Alaska Indian Arts offers demonstrations by traditional craftsmen.
Haines is the location for the Southeast Alaskan State Fair, held annually each July.