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

Top Fitness Spots in and near Alaska

  • Healy, Alaska

    Summit Igloo Mountain

    3.76 mi / 2385 ft gain
    Make no mistake, this is a unkempt, social trail. Starting at the base of the mountain at the McKinley Park Road sign for Big Creek/Igloo Mountain Campground, begin hiking northeast towards a faint social trail heading up the mountain. Once you reach the first false peak approximately 1/3 of your...
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  • Anchorage, Alaska

    Hike to Rabbit Lake and the Suicide Peaks

    10 mi
    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 into Canyon Road. You basically drive until the roa...
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  • Cooper Landing, Alaska

    Hike Skilak Lookout

    5 mi / 900 ft gain
    This was my very first afternoon in Alaska. By myself just meandering around the state by car with a map in my lap. Alaska - what a limitless place of adventure. For those who end up following me, I have a things for places with bodies of water surrounded by towering peaks - so off I was to find ...
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  • Lake and Peninsula, Alaska

    Climb to the Summit of Mount Katolinat, AK

    8 mi / 2200 ft gain
    This adventure begins long before you start climbing the mountain. First you need to make your way to Brooks Camp in Katmai National Park on the Alaska Peninsula. The Alaska Peninsula is not connected to the road system of Alaska so all travelers must arrive by either boat or plane. Fly to the sm...
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  • Healy, Alaska

    Camp at Savage River Campground

    The campground has limited cell reception and no wifi. Open fires are permitted at the campground. There are three group campsites available, which facilitate 9-20 people. Normal campsites host a maximum of 8 people.  A free bus service is available, the Savage River Shuttle, to travel from this ...
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  • Chitina, Alaska

    Summit Bonanza Peak, Wrangell-St. Elias NP

    9 mi / 4000 ft gain
    This journey begins at the northern terminus of the historic Kennecott Mines, following the Root Glacier trail to the north. Follow this trail between 1-2 miles until you reach a split in the trail. Follow the split to the southeast and continue along this trail until you reach another split. If ...
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  • Seward, Alaska

    Camp and Kayak at Holgate Glacier's Beach

    There are many options to go about your adventure in Kenai Fjords National Park. Once you've finally decided on this spot, you'll be glad you chose it! First step on how to get here is by making a reservation with a company to get out there. Most people start from Seward or Homer, as it's the clo...
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  • Palmer, Alaska

    Explore Eklutna Lake

    This beautiful lake is fed by Eklutna Glacier.   There is so much to do here:  Rent bikes or kayaks (bring your own too).  Info about renting is here.   Walk or bike along the trail that wraps around the lake Hike Twin Peaks TrailIf you want a more difficult hike, do Pepper Peak. This hike incorp...
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  • Nondalton, Alaska

    Camp at Woodward Priest Rock

    Someone in my group was lucky enough to find this very cabin available to stay at in the national park, while we all were doing our research for camping spots in our big Alaska National Parks' Trip. We were stoked to be able to stay at such a historic and beautiful place. Getting there was defini...
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  • Ketchikan, Alaska

    Stroll through City Park

    Ketchikan Creek runs right through city park! You can explore the creek, and even see fish swim by. The Totem Heritage Center is also located in the park, and offers both indoor and outdoor totem poles to marvel at.  You can see how tall you are in comparison to a totem pole. This park has many b...
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