Best Hiking Trails in Anchorage

Expert recommended Top 3 Hiking Trails in Anchorage, Alaska. All of our hiking trails face a rigorous 50-Point Inspection, which includes customer reviews, history, complaints, ratings, satisfaction, trust, cost and general excellence. You deserve only the best!


18620 Seward Highway, Anchorage, AK 99516 Directions

Since 1970

Chugach State Park holds around 495,000 acres of land and is one of the four biggest US state parks. It has more than 280 miles of trail. The area is full of ocean shorelines, large lakes, massive glaciers, and ice fields. The park situated on the western foothills of the Chugach Mountain chain, the park's westernmost boundary, is just 7 miles east of downtown Anchorage. The lakeside trail runs along the shores of Akutan lake for 12.7 miles (20.4 kilometers). Chugach State Park is host to a wildlife range, including large mammals such as moose and black and brown bears. It offers information to travelers, outdoor and interpretive activities, decks viewing, and facilities for public use.

Lake Access, Group Camping, Trailheads, Horseback Riding, Skiing, Mountain Biking, Sledding, Ocean Shoreline, Star Gazing, Snowmobile Trails, Wildlife Viewing, Walking, Waterfall, Hunting, Nature, Massive Glaciers, Ice Fields, Forests, Abundant Lakes, Fishing, Campgrounds & State Parks

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Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Sat & Sun Closed

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9401 Raspberry Road, Anchorage, AK 99502 Directions

Since 1978

Kincaid Park is a 1,500-acre park stretching across the southwest of an ancient, rugged moraine. The park provides a mecca for outdoor sports of all kinds. You can learn archery on a specified range, participate in dog training at Hundesport, or fire your engines on a motocross course. With almost 40 miles of groomed trails illuminated at night, including at least 12 miles. Looking for wildlife, you can explore the woods: Moose proliferates, black bear abounds. The 60 km of interwoven trails, almost 20 km of which are light, can play host to four biking and hiking seasons. The outdoor center provides convenient and spacious rooms inside; vast green lawns can be found outside.

Motocross Users, Joggers, Archers, Runners, Competitions, Soccer Teams, Coastal, Dog-Trainers, Roller-Skiers, Cross Country Ski, Motor Sports Track, Skiing Activities, Rental Areas, Wildlife Viewing, Bikers, Walking & Disc Golfers

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Mon - Sun 10:00 am - 10:00 pm

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13229 Glen Alps Road, Anchorage, AK 99516 Directions

Flattop Mountain Trail is situated 9 miles from the turn-off at Highway 36. The incredible popularity of the region you may want to consider using the free park shuttle during the peak season to reach the trailhead. It is 1.7 miles from the campsite, and tourists can enter the 10,480 feet high Dream Lake Overlook where they can enjoy a stunning view of the Longs Peak. Hikers always enjoy the lightning while walking in the rocky mountains, especially at higher elevations. This perspective sits above Emerald Lake more than 1200 feet.

Wildlife, Dogs on Leash, Nature Trips, Walking, Picnic Area, Mountain, Climbing, Running, Bird Watching & Wild Flowers



Open 24 Hours

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