Top Adventures in Anchorage

  • Watch the Sunset at Point Woronzof Park

    If you are visiting Anchorage, and you don't have time to get away from the city, the Point Woronzof Park offers some excellent views of Mt. Susitna, the Cook Inlet, and the Anchorage skyline in the distance. The park is located just outside the n...

  • Mountain Bike at Kincaid Park

    Kincaid Park is a 1500 acre park in Anchorage that offers 25 miles of singletrack and a variety of trails. I'd recommend starting at the Raspberry trailhead to complete a big loop of the park. The trails are mostly super flowy, without any serious...

  • Hike up Flattop Mountain

    This moderate to difficult climb starts at 2200 feet and gets progressively difficult as you get closer to the top. It will cost $5(cash or card) to park at the Glen Alps Trailhead where you will find a set of well maintained trails accessing diff...

    3.4 miles 1300 ft gain

  • Hike O'Malley Peak

    Parking is at the Glen Alps trail head and costs $5 if you don't have a yearly pass which is $40 and lets you park at all the state parks without paying every time. This is also the same parking lot that you would use for the most hiked mountain i...

    9 miles 2200 ft gain

  • Hike to Rabbit Lake & McHugh Peak

    Rabbit lake and McHugh peak easy way in trail starts at Canyon Road off DeArmoun. This road is still not completely paved and I recommend you drive slow. You must arrived early to obtain parking spots on the weekends otherwise you'll be fine. Park...

    5 miles 200 ft gain

  • Hike to Rabbit Lake and the Suicide Peaks

    The best part about this trail other than the stunning views is it's easy access from Anchorage; it is about a 20 minute drive from the center of town.  You can access the trailhead by taking DeArmoun Road past Hillside Drive, when it soon turns i...

    10 miles

  • Hike the South Fork Valley Trail, AK

    The trail head starts out with a small climb but levels out shortly. The trail winds through forest at first, then opens up to beautiful Alaskan landscape. You cross a few bridges over small streams and rivers and hike by some turquoise ponds, the...

  • Hike Mt. Baldy in Chugach State Park

    Nestled in the mountains behind Eagle River, AK is Mt. Baldy. The hike to the top is an excellent choice if your time in Alaska is limited. The trailhead begins at the end of a spacious parking lot, which also offers some impressive views if any m...

    3 miles 550 ft gain

  • Explore the Knik Arm's Ice Fields

    Alaska's Knik Arm has an impressive tide. When out, the mudflats appear, and in the winter, massive, beautiful pieces of ice are left behind. The ice fields provide a great place for an easily accessible adventure. The ice chunks, coupled with the...

    0.5 miles

  • Hike the Crow Pass National Historic Trail

    Starting at an elevation of 600 feet from the Eagle River Nature Center, the trail runs through the Eagle River Valley and climbs over Crow Pass to Girdwood.The trail follows the river for almost 12 miles before requiring a ford. Fords can be very...

    22.6 miles 3100 ft gain

  • Camp at Chugach State Park

    All trails start from the Eagle River Nature Center, located in the Chugach Forest. There are many different trails and loops (from less than a mile to 25 miles), so no matter your experience, there is a good trail for you. A trail map of the area...

    3 miles

  • Hike to Thunderbird Falls

    Thunderbird Falls is just 1 mile from the parking area off the Glenn Highway. The trail starts off with climb but quickly levels off. It skirts the Eklutna Canyon through a birch forest with viewing decks overlooking the cayon and falls.The trail ...

    2 miles 175 ft gain

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      Overview Crow Pass Cabin is located about 500 yards off the Crow Pass Trail, which follows part of the former supply route for the Iditarod Trail. The trail is popular destination for its historic ...

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