Best Hiking Trail in Anchorage, AK

Handpicked Top 3 Anchorage Hiking Trails. How do we actually find the most highly rated hiking trail? Our 50-Point Inspection includes everything from checking reputation, history, complaints, local reviews, nearness, satisfaction, trust and cost to the general excellence. That's not all... businesses do not pay us to list them. You deserve only the best!

KINCAID PARK TRAIL

9401 Raspberry Rd, Anchorage, AK 99502

Biking, Hiking, Coastal Trail, Walking, Disc Golf, Outdoor Activities, Bike Ride, Running, Skiing Activities & Competitions

1400-acre forest sits atop an old glacial moraine and offers one of America's top trail systems as well as Anchorage's largest moose population

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

It's rare for a big city to have such a deep and beautiful forest one can explore. Kincaid is an experience I wish I could share with all. Photos of the woods never do it justice. You have to 'be' there. I always take the downhill trail to the beach. The return hike is great exercise. The park is not without its dangers. I always bring bear spray, knife and stick. I use the stick to rap on the walkway to make noise. I've notice that the bells people wear can only be heard within a couple feet
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FLATTOP MOUNTAIN SHUTTLE

333 W.4th Avenue, Anchorage, AK 99501

Since 1925

Outdoor Activities, Hiking Trails, Biking, Taxis and Shuttles, Camping Tours, Outdoor Activities, Tours, Walking, Forest Lake, Wild Flowers, Transportation, Nature & Parks

Using the free park shuttle to access the trailhead during the peak tourist season

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Mon - Sun : 10:00 am - 7:00 pm

The Flattop Mountain Shuttle was the best part of our trip to Anchorage. I found this shuttle which could take us to the hike we wanted to do while I was on the plane to AK. I emailed the owner while on the plane and he emailed a confirmation back to me in 10 minutes! You can't beat the price of $23.00 which gets you a ride to the trailhead with a tour of Anchorage on the way there and back. The Flattop hike is an absolute must and the owner makes accomplishing this fun and seamless. I cann
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MCHUGH CREEK DAY USE AREA

111 Seward Hwy, Anchorage, AK 99507

Hiking, Skiing, Camping, Wildlife Viewing, Snow Machining, Rafting, Climbing, Mountain Biking, Road Biking, Trail, Running, Walking, Forest, Lake & Wild Flowers

The trail zig-zags upward through the woods and provides ever better views of the Turnagain Arm and mountains

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Mon - Sun : 9:00 am - 9:00 pm

This is a fantastic trail! Very beautiful and peaceful. Their are quite a few trail runners here, even with it just being the end of April presently, so i'm sure their are even more in the summer months. I would consider this hike to be moderate. Potters Marsh is 3.3 miles to your left (at the bridge) and rainbow creek is 4.2 miles. I decided to go towards rainbow creek. Be very prepared for mud and also alot of UP on your way there. I went two miles in (i started getting nasty blisters
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