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The Best Hiking in Skagway

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

Top hiking spots in and near Skagway

  • Skagway, Alaska

    Sturgill Landing Trail

    6.32 mi / 1266 ft gain
    Sturgill Landing Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Skagway, Alaska.
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  • Skagway, Alaska

    Hike and Camp at Upper Dewey Lake

    5.0
    6 mi / 3100 ft gain
    The Dewey Lake trail system leads visitors to Skagway on adventures to multiple remarkable destinations, including Lower Dewey Lake, Sturgill's Landing, Icy Lake, Upper Reid Falls, Upper Dewey Lake and Devil's Punch Bowl. Each trail extends from a single trail head located closest to the cruise ...
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  • Skagway, Alaska

    Hike to Lower Dewey Lake

    3.0
    1 mi / 500 ft gain
    Lower Dewey Lake is located in the Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park near Skagway Alaska. The hike to the lake has a few steep switchbacks and you should plan on it taking about 1-2 hours. There are trails to extend your hike if you want to walk around the lake, to hike to Upper Dewey L...
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  • Skagway, Alaska

    Icy Lake

    3.24 mi / 850 ft gain
    Icy Lake is an out-and-back trail where you may see local wildlife located near Skagway, Alaska.
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  • Skagway, Alaska

    Lower Dewey Lake Trail

    3.42 mi / 764 ft gain
    Lower Dewey Lake Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Skagway, Alaska.
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  • Skagway, Alaska

    Yakutania Point and Smugglers Cove

    1.52 mi / 89 ft gain
    Yakutania Point and Smugglers Cove is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a river located near Skagway, Alaska.
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  • Skagway, Alaska

    Backpack the Chilkoot Trail

    4.0
    33 mi / 6800 ft gain
    The Chilkoot Trail follows the access route from the Alaskan coast to the Yukon goldfields used during the Klondike gold rush. You can get to Skagway via road (from Whitehorse), flight, or ferry (from Juneau). Whale spotting on a ferry from Juneau is a great way to start the trip! There are 9 of...
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  • Haines, Alaska

    Mount Ripinski & Haines Cliffs Overlook from Skyline Trailhead

    5.02 mi / 1844 ft gain
    Mount Ripinski & Haines Cliffs Overlook from Skyline Trailhead is a loop trail that takes you through a nice forest located near Haines, Alaska.
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  • Haines, Alaska

    Mount Ripinsky Summit from Skyline Trailhead

    7.53 mi / 3173 ft gain
    Mount Ripinsky Summit from Skyline Trailhead is an out-and-back trail where you may see local wildlife located near Haines, Alaska.
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