The Best Mountain Biking in Alaska

Looking for the best mountain biking 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 mountain biking spots in and near Alaska

  • Anchorage, Alaska

    Hike Winner Creek Gorge

    4.7
    6 mi
    Most people will start this trail behind the Hotel Alyeska and parking is available there if you're not a guest spending the night. This trail can be broken down into 3 segments and the first section is .75 miles along many sections of boardwalk. It's all very flat and keeps you dry when the su...
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  • Anchorage, Alaska

    Hike to Rabbit Lake and the Suicide Peaks

    4.7
    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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  • Fairbanks, Alaska

    Snow Biking in Alaska's Arctic

    100 mi
    White Mountains National Recreation Area is run by the U.S. Bureau of Land Management, and is best traveled during the winter months. The BLM maintains three trailheads to provide access to 12 public recreation cabins that are connected by extensive trail systems. Trailheads for the Wickersham Cr...
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  • Anchorage, Alaska

    Mountain Bike at Kincaid Park

    5.0
    Kincaid Park is a 1500 acre park in Anchorage that offers 25 miles of singletrack and a variety of trails. I'd recommend starting at the Raspberry trailhead to complete a big loop of the park. The trails are mostly super flowy, without any serious elevation gain. All-in-all a great place to ride ...
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  • Healy, Alaska

    Camp at Riley Creek Campground

    4.0
    The campground has cell service, and wifi available for purchase. Fires are allowed year-round, and downed wood may be gathered. Potable water is seasonal - make sure you have all proper water filtration systems needed! No campgrounds in Denali have electrical or water hookups for RVs. Riley Cree...
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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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  • Juneau, Alaska

    Herbert Glacier Trail

    10.09 mi / 774 ft gain
    Herbert Glacier Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Juneau, Alaska.
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  • Soldotna, Alaska

    Wolverine, Raven, Wolf and Bear Loop

    5.12 mi / 397 ft gain
    Wolverine, Raven, Wolf and Bear Loop is a loop trail where you may see local wildlife located near Soldotna, Alaska.
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  • Soldotna, Alaska

    Porcupine, Mountain Goat, Bear and Wolverine Loop

    2.16 mi / 157 ft gain
    Porcupine, Mountain Goat, Bear and Wolverine Loop is a loop trail where you may see local wildlife located near Soldotna, Alaska.
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  • Cooper Landing, Alaska

    Russian Lakes Trail

    25.13 mi / 2359 ft gain
    Russian Lakes Trail is a point-to-point trail that takes you by a lake located near Cooper Landing, 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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  • Palmer, Alaska

    Knik Glacier via Jim Creek

    40.47 mi / 669 ft gain
    Knik Glacier via Jim Creek is an out-and-back trail that takes you past scenic surroundings located near Palmer, Alaska.
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  • Anchorage, Alaska

    Mount Gordon Lyons Trail

    3.72 mi / 1440 ft gain
    Mount Gordon Lyons Trail is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Eagle River, Alaska.
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  • Willow, Alaska

    April Bowl Trail

    2.4 mi / 853 ft gain
    April Bowl Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Palmer, Alaska.
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