The Panhandle includes the Tongass National Forest, Glacier Bay National Park, Alaska's Inside Passage, and a myriad of islands.
Wildlife includes grizzly bears, black bears, wolves, Sitka deer, humpback whales, orcas, five species of salmon, bald eagles, harlequin ducks, scoters, and murrelets.
Major cities are Juneau and Ketchikan. Other towns are Sitka, Petersburg, Metlakatla, Haines, Wrangell, Yakutat. There are many tiny towns, such as Pelican, Tenakee Springs, Port Protection, Hyder, and Gustavus.