Best Backpacking in Juneau

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

  • Hike or Camp on Mount McGinnis

    At a shop in Juneau, I saw a photo of from the top of a mountain that blew me away. I began searching and soon found that it was taken atop Mount McGinnis, one of Juneau's Big Five Summits.  Juneau's Big Five are a list of front range summits that...

    11 miles 4185 ft gain

  • Camp at Boy Scout Beach in Juneau

    Far from where the tourists venture, this is an incredible hang out and camping spot in Juneau. The trailhead is at the 25 mile marker on Glacier Hwy. There are a couple of roads when you exit the highway, but stick to the right and you will end u...

    1.5 miles

  • Hike to Eagle Glacier Cabin

    Eagle Glacier cabin is one of twelve different backcountry cabins in the borough of Juneau, Alaska that are cared for by the National Forest Service and DNR. Some are perched near lakes, some have views of glaciers, others near rocky beaches and s...

    11 miles 300 ft gain