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The Best Backpacking in Healy

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

Top backpacking spots in and near Healy

  • Denali National Park and Preserve, Alaska

    Hike the Triple Lakes Trail

    18.9 mi / 4963 ft gain
    The Triple Lakes Trail is an 18.9 out and back hike, featuring three lakes and is rated as difficult. The trail is recommended for use from April to September. You can park at the Visitor Center at Denali National Park and take the free Denali Park Village Shuttle (which runs every hour at the 30...
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  • 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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  • Healy, Alaska

    Hike the Toklat East Branch Trail

    9 mi / 3200 ft gain
    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. 
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