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Beaver Lake Trail

Length (one way): 0.8 mile One Way Trip Time: 40 minutes Trail Begins: Sawmill Creek Recreation Area. Trail Ends: Beaver Lake Recommended Season: All year USGS Maps: Sitka A-4 Elevation Gain: 250 feet Trail Rating: Moderate. Popular trail well…

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Hiking – Wrangell Trails

Aaron Creek Trail Length 4 miles, located on mainland 22 miles SE of town by boat, in Berg Bay. Anan Creek Trail Length 1 mile, located on mainland 31 miles south of town by boat, trail starts at Anan…

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Tongass National Forest – Hiking

Hiking trails are scattered throughout the forest. There are about 600 miles of paths that range from easy walking paths to strenuous, steep trails. Excellent trail guides are available in many areas. Hikers will find many short trails to…

Juneau Trails
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Hiking – Juneau Trails

Amalga (Eagle Glacier) Trail Length 7.5 miles, elevation gain 500 feet, located at mile 28.4 of Glacier Highway. Auke Nu (John Muir) Trail Length 2.5 miles, elevation gain 1552 feet, located at mile 123 of Glacier Highway, then .8…

Skagway Trails
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Hiking – Skagway Trails

Chilkoot Trail Length 33 miles, total elevation gain 3680 feet, begin at mile 8 of Dyea Rd. Denver Glacier Length 3.5 miles, total elevation gain 1200 feet, begin at milepost 6 on the White Pass 1pma1 Yukon Railroad. Laughton…

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Hiking – Haines Trails

Battery Point Trail Length 1.2 miles, no elevation gain, location: from Fort Seward, walk east along Beach Rd. and up hill to end of (about 1.25 miles past Portage Cove Campground). Trail leads to beach (1 mile) and across…

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Glacier Bay National Park Hiking

Hiking in Glacier Bay is generally a true on-your-own, wilderness experience. Access to the backcountry generally requires a drop-off by tour boat or float-plane. There are no backcountry trails, but beaches, recently deglaciated areas, and alpine meadows offer excellent…

Arctic National Park
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Gates of the Arctic National Park

Arctic Alaska is one of the greatest wilderness areas in the world. It is a delicate balance of tundra, boreal forest, coastal plains, and mountains. It’s vastness is deceiving because the Arctic ecosystem is extremely fragile and is easily…

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Denali National Park

The rewards of hiking in Denali are many: spectacular vistas, encounters with wildlife, and the experience of being alone in wilderness. However, Denali has practically no trails. Most hiking is cross-country. Be prepared for uneven terrain, streams and brush.…

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Wrangell – St. Elias National Park Hiking

A pack trip in Wrangell-St.Elias National Park and Preserve can be an exciting and rewarding wilderness experience if the hiker is prepared for the difficulties and hazards of traveling through rugged, undeveloped land. Because there are no maintained trails…