Hike to Horseshoe Lake, Denali NP

Alaska Horseshoe Lake Trailhead

Added by Austin Marlia

  • Lakes and open meadows
  • Wildlife sightings

Horseshoe Trail is located inside of Denali National Park in Alaska. This area provides a ton of lakes, open meadows, and free ranging wildlife, such as moose, grizzly bears, and caribou.

Starting at the parking lot near the railroad tracks, you follow the tracks south until you see the Horseshoe Trail sign. You will hike towards a raging river located near Horseshoe Lake, surrounded by beaver dams and wildlife.

For an overview of the trails in the park, check out the park map.

Pack List

  • Bell to keep away potential bears
  • Walking stick or weapon for protection
  • Good hiking boots
  • Camera to capture all of God's beauty
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Chillin, Hiking, Photography

Skill Level:



Spring, Summer, Autumn

Trail Type:



3 Miles

Elev. Gain:

255 Feet



Dog Friendly
Easy Parking
Family Friendly

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6 months ago

Nice Easy Walk

Went to Horseshoe Lake a few years back and enjoyed the easy walk. Also got to see moose and beavers in the marsh.

6 months ago

Added by Austin Marlia

I'm a 23 yr old adventuring with God and finding His favorite hiding places

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