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Best Trails in Alaska

Flattop Mountain Trail

Anchorage, AK

Flattop Mountain Trail is a 3 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Anchorage, AK and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, trail running, and birding and is accessible from June until September. Dogs are also able to use this trail.

  • Best Hiking

  • Best Mountain Biking

  • Best Trail Running

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Kincaid Trails
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Kincaid Trails
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Byron Glacier View
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Very beautiful. Extremely easy. Clean and well maintained. There are some rocks and such if you decide to venture past the end of the official trail. This is a nice trail for bringing small children to. They can splash around in the water and the trail is stroller friendly

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South Fork of Eagle River
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I love this trail and hike it several times a year. The payoff is wondrous to behold and well worth it. I would suggest a good camera, bear bells, bear spray, bug repellent, water, snacks and good shoes. Perhaps a bit of sunscreen for the sunny days. It can be rather long but the changing terrain and scenery keep the trail from becoming boring. There are some lovely places to stop and rest along the way. It would be fun to overnight out here. I wish I had a backpack kayak, every time I hike this trail I think that. Might be the next investment :)

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Eklutna Lakeside Trail
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I love it out there. It's very busy but very well maintained and clean. The trail is extremely easy and accessible. There are several trails that fork off from the lakeside trail of you want something a bit more challenging. The area is wonderful for camping, hiking, kayaking, nature viewing, and more. Lots of great photo opportunities. Do look out for ATV's and large groups. Also people tend to let their pets off leash even though they aren't supposed to, so that can be a slight issue. Other than that this is a very nice trail to stroll along.

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Chena Dome Trail
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This is great trail especially in winter. the lower Angle Creek is VERY swampy and wet in the summer which makes hiking the lower area difficult due to rhe hordes of hungry mosquitoes.

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Mount Ballyhoo
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Easily accessible, great trail for a quick exercise or just to enjoy a great view while resting. It is best to wear a pair of waterproof hiking boots for wet conditions, regular shoes can be used if the wether has been dry in summer otherwise.
23~24 minutes bottom-top-bottom is the fastest record in the past. Takes about an hour plus for an average person.

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Eklutna Lakeside Trail
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3 Completed 0 Reviews

We've been to the lake a few times and walked and biked a few miles of the trail. Tough to bike in spots due to eroded trail. Lots of foot traffic and I didn't like the ATV's as they kicked up a lot of dust. Next time I go, I'll bring the kayaks and leave the trail to others.

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Tony Knowles Coastal Trail
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This is a nice urban type path good for walking, running, and biking. This is not a hiking trail. I prefer the more wilderness type trails, but this was a nice paved path and a good walk.

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Tony Knowles Coastal Trail
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This is a nice urban type path good for walking, running, and biking. This is not a hiking trail. I prefer the more wilderness type trails, but this was a nice paved path and a good walk.