The Toklat East Branch Trail is a 9 mile out and back trail perfect for a strenuous day hike or a backpacking trip.

The Toklat East Branch Trail doesn't require any stream crossings, making it a preferable backpacking location. Wildlife such as grizzly bears, wolves, caribou, and sheep are often sighted. Be aware of the temperature drop and high winds at night if you are camping. Make sure to secure a permit. 

Photos: Faungg and Erik Segerdell

Pack List

  • Water 
  • Water filtration system
  • Tent
  • Warm sleeping bag, insulated pad
  • Food
  • Permit
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RT Distance 9 Miles
Elevation Gain 3200 Feet
Activities Camping, Backpacking, Hiking
Skill Level Expert
Season Spring, Summer, Autumn
Trail Type Out-and-Back
Features
Forest
River
Scenic
Wildflowers
Wildlife

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