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The Best Hiking in Anchorage

Looking for the best hiking in Anchorage? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around Anchorage. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the Outbound community.

Top hiking spots in and near Anchorage

  • Anchorage, Alaska

    Elderberry Park to Westchester Lagoon

    2.23 mi / 92 ft gain
    Elderberry Park to Westchester Lagoon is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Anchorage, Alaska.
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  • Anchorage, Alaska

    Earthquake Park

    5.58 mi / 171 ft gain
    Earthquake Park is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Anchorage, Alaska.
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  • Anchorage, Alaska

    Cheney Lake

    1.33 mi / 92 ft gain
    Cheney Lake is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Anchorage, Alaska.
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  • Anchorage, Alaska

    Campbell Airstrip Loop

    3.23 mi / 177 ft gain
    Campbell Airstrip Loop is a loop trail that takes you through a nice forest located near Anchorage, Alaska.
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  • Anchorage, Alaska

    Viewpoint Trail to Salmon Run Trail to Old Rondy Trail

    6.33 mi / 387 ft gain
    Viewpoint Trail to Salmon Run Trail to Old Rondy Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you through a nice forest located near Anchorage, Alaska.
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  • Anchorage, Alaska

    Coyote and Viewpoint Trail Loop

    4.11 mi / 285 ft gain
    Coyote and Viewpoint Trail Loop is a loop trail that takes you through a nice forest located near Anchorage, Alaska.
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  • Anchorage, Alaska

    Ruth Arcand Park Outer Loop

    3.22 mi / 190 ft gain
    Ruth Arcand Park Outer Loop is a loop trail that takes you through a nice forest located near Anchorage, Alaska.
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  • Anchorage, Alaska

    Ruth Arcand Inner Loop

    2.91 mi / 174 ft gain
    Ruth Arcand Inner Loop is a loop trail that takes you through a nice forest located near Anchorage, Alaska.
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  • Anchorage, Alaska

    Basher Park Loop

    4.85 mi / 404 ft gain
    Basher Park Loop is a loop trail where you may see local wildlife located near Anchorage, Alaska.
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  • Anchorage, Alaska

    Bulldog Trail

    3.5 mi / 266 ft gain
    Bulldog Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you through a nice forest located near Anchorage, Alaska.
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  • Anchorage, Alaska

    Best Lighted Loop

    3.43 mi / 276 ft gain
    Best Lighted Loop is a loop trail that takes you through a nice forest located near Anchorage, Alaska.
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  • Anchorage, Alaska

    Randy's Loop Trail

    4.06 mi / 318 ft gain
    Randy's Loop Trail is a loop trail that takes you through a nice forest located near Anchorage, Alaska.
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  • Anchorage, Alaska

    Buckner Fitness Trail

    4.69 mi / 223 ft gain
    Buckner Fitness Trail is a loop trail that takes you through a nice forest located near Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska.
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  • Anchorage, Alaska

    Neat Point from Basher

    6.78 mi / 2156 ft gain
    Neat Point from Basher is an out-and-back trail that takes you past scenic surroundings locates near Anchorage, Alaska.
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  • Anchorage, Alaska

    Near Point via Stuckagain Heights

    3.77 mi / 1890 ft gain
    Near Point via Stuckagain Heights is an out-and-back trail where you may see local wildlife located near Anchorage, Alaska.
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  • Anchorage, Alaska

    Powerline Trail to Southfork Rim Trail

    4.32 mi / 778 ft gain
    Powerline Trail to Southfork Rim Trail is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Anchorage, Alaska.
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