The Best Hiking in Healy

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Top hiking spots in and near Healy

  • Healy, Alaska

    Hike to Horseshoe Lake, Denali NP

    5.0
    3 mi / 255 ft gain
    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 ...
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  • Healy, Alaska

    McKinley Station Trail

    3.56 mi / 495 ft gain
    McKinley Station Trail is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Denali National Park, Alaska.
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  • Denali Park, Alaska

    McKinley Station and Morino Loop Trail

    1.02 mi / 154 ft gain
    McKinley Station and Morino Loop Trail is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Denali National Park, Alaska.
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  • Denali National Park and Preserve, Alaska

    Hike the Triple Lakes Trail

    5.0
    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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  • Denali National Park and Preserve, Alaska

    Hike the McKinley Station Trail

    2.9 mi / 459 ft gain
    The McKinley Station Trail is a 2.9 mile loop, starting and ending at McKinley Station. The halfway point is the park visitor's center. This trail is perfect for families and all skill levels. The trail features beautiful wild flowers and is best used from April to August. 
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  • Denali National Park and Preserve, Alaska

    Jonesville Trail

    1.07 mi / 184 ft gain
    Jonesville Trail is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Denali National Park, Alaska.
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  • Denali National Park and Preserve, Alaska

    McKinley Station Trail

    3.23 mi / 328 ft gain
    McKinley Station Trail is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Denali National Park, Alaska.
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  • Healy, Alaska

    Taiga Loop and Horseshoe Lake Trail to Beaver Dam

    3.32 mi / 430 ft gain
    Taiga Loop and Horseshoe Lake Trail to Beaver Dam is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Denali National Park, Alaska.
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  • Healy, Alaska

    Hike the Rock Creek Trail

    4.5 mi / 1240 ft gain
    This trail climbs above the Park Road between the Park Headquarters and the Visitor's Center. The initial 600 foot ascent of the trail rewards hikers with a gorgeous view of the river valley and of the Alaska Range on a clear day. There is a bench to rest at on the highest point of the trail. The...
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  • Denali National Park and Preserve, United States

    Hike the Roadside Trail

    1.8 mi / 300 ft gain
    The Roadside Trail is well maintained and commonly used as a way to get from one building to the next in Denali National Park. This trail also leads to the kennels where sled dog demonstrations occur. 
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  • Denali National Park and Preserve, Alaska

    Hike the Taiga Trail

    1.6 mi / 298 ft gain
    The trail is a quick and scenic 1.6 miles, with wonderful wild flowers and ample opportunities to see wildlife (along with the surrounding river valley and Alaska Range). The Taiga trail is best used from April to August. This trail also serves the purpose of connecting the visitor's center with ...
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  • Denali National Park and Preserve, Alaska

    Hike Mount Healy Overlook Trail

    4.0
    2.7 mi / 1700 ft gain
    The trailhead for the Mt Healy Overlook Trail is located at the visitor center, just inside Denali National Park. Take the Taiga Trail, and follow signs to the Mt Healy Overlook Trailhead. There is plenty of signage and it's an easy trail to follow. The first mile or so of this 2.7 mile out-and-b...
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  • Denali National Park and Preserve, Alaska

    Hike the Bison Gulch Trail

    9.4 mi / 3894 ft gain
    The Bison Gulch Trail is approximately 9.4 miles out and back. You'll hardly notice the distance as your attention will be on stunning Mt. Healy.  The hike begins at the Denali Visitor center, and climbs approximately 3900 feet in elevation. Wear and bring lots of layers. This trail becomes more ...
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  • Healy, Alaska

    Hike the Savage River Loop

    5.0
    1.9 mi / 623 ft gain
    The Savage River Loop is a quick and enjoyable 1.9 mile trail. In the summer, both wildlife and wildflowers are abundant.  Located right before the checkpoint in Denali National Park where private vehicles are restricted. 
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  • Healy, Alaska

    Savage River Loop Trail

    2.38 mi / 240 ft gain
    Savage River Loop Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a river located near Denali National Park, Alaska.
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  • Healy, Alaska

    Savage Alpine Trail

    4.54 mi / 1417 ft gain
    Savage Alpine Trail is a point-to-point trail that takes you by a river located near Denali National Park, Alaska.
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