Eagle River, AK Trails and Parks

Eagle River has 29 trails in the vicinity, including 29 hiking trails and 5 for horseback riding. These trails range from 0.75 to 26 miles in length. The most popular trails are Historic Iditarod (Crow Pass) Trail, Rendezvous Peak and Eagle River Trails. Trails.com member Marta C. recently completed Thunderbird Falls Trail.
  • River Woods Trail and South Fork FallsView Trail Details

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    Eagle River, AK

    • Hiking  
    •  1.5 to 3 hours
    •  4 miles
    •  Guide

    On this lovely riverside trail, just minutes from suburban Eagle River, you can amble in the woods, see Eagle River’s swirling confluence with ...

  • Twin Peaks TrailView Trail Details

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    Eagle River, AK

    • Hiking  
    •  8 to 10 hours
    •  7.4 miles
    •  Guide

    Twin Peaks Trail is one Chugach’s most popular trails—and with good reason. It combines great scenery with adventure, Alaskan wilderness, and ...

  • Historic Iditarod (Crow Pass) TrailView Trail Details

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    Eagle River, AK

    •  1 to 3 days
    •  26 miles
    •  Guide

    For a grand tour of the best Chugach State Park has to offer, head to the Historic Iditarod Trail. More commonly known as the Crow Pass Trail, ...

  • Eagle River TrailsView Trail Details

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    Eagle River, AK

    •  .5 to 5 hours, or overnight
    •  8 miles
    •  Guide

    Alaskan explorer Walter Mendenhall once called Eagle River Valley “a miniature Yosemite,” and every year more than 50,000 visitors find out why. ...

  • Lower Eagle River Trail and South Fork FallsView Trail Details

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    Eagle River, AK

    •  2 to 4 hours
    •  6 miles
    •  Guide

    This hike follows a wide, easy path. The trail is mainly level and travels through a mixed spruce and birch forest with views of the Eagle River ...

  • South Fork of Eagle RiverView Trail Details

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    Eagle River, AK

    • Hiking  
    •  4-8 hours
    •  11 miles
    •  Guide

    For a backcountry treat, visit the valley of the South Fork of Eagle River. Head for shimmering, glacier-fed Eagle Lake, then wander through ...

  • Rendezvous PeakView Trail Details

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    Eagle River, AK

    • Hiking  
    •  2-5 hours
    •  3.5 miles
    •  Guide

    Rendezvous Peak is a perfect first summit. It’s short enough for kids, and adults will enjoy the pleasant, uncomplicated climb. There are spectacular ...

  • Eklutna Lakeside TrailView Trail Details

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    Eagle River, AK

    •  5 to 6 hours
    •  12.7 miles
    •  Guide

    This popular trail is utilized year-round by local Alaskans for most every type of outdoor recreational activity. The well-traveled, extremely ...

  • Hanging Valley TrailView Trail Details

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    Eagle River, AK

    • Hiking  
    •  7 to 10 hours
    •  10 miles
    •  Guide

    This trail is an offshoot of the South Fork Trail that leads to Eagle and Symphony Lakes. It provides some awesome views of the Eagle River Valley ...

  • South Fork Eagle River Valley TrailView Trail Details

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    Eagle River, AK

    •  6 to 8 hours
    •  12.2 miles
    •  Guide

    This great day hike takes you down to the South Fork Eagle River and eventually leads you to Eagle and Symphony Lakes. At the end of the trail, ...

  • River Trail at North Fork Eagle RiverView Trail Details

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    Eagle River, AK

    • Hiking  
    •  30 minutes
    •  1 miles
    •  Guide

    River Trail at North Fork is a quick, easy trail providing a close-up view and access to the Eagle River. The River Trail follows the North Fork ...

  • Dew Mound TrailView Trail Details

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    Eagle River, AK

    • Hiking  
    •  3 to 4 hours
    •  7 miles
    •  Guide

    The Dew Mound Trail runs parallel to the historic Iditarod Trail. This easy 7.0-mile loop trail offers three return loop options along the way ...

  • Rodak Nature TrailView Trail Details

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    Eagle River, AK

    • Hiking  
    •  30 minutes to 1 hours
    •  0.75 miles
    •  Guide

    This popular trail is usually packed with walkers, strollers, and the family dog—all easily accommodated. The trail is wheelchair accessible ...

  • Albert Loop TrailView Trail Details

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    Eagle River, AK

    • Hiking  
    •  1.5 to 2 hours
    •  3.2 miles
    •  Guide

    This is an excellent hike for the entire family. Amazing scenery, boardwalks, viewing platforms, and an easy, flat trail are the main elements ...

  • South Fork Eagle River Valley TrailView Trail Details

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    Eagle River, AK

    •  3 to 4 and 6 to 8 hours
    •  4.2 miles
    •  Guide

    This great day hike takes you down to South Fork Eagle River and eventually leads to Eagle and Symphony Lakes. At the end of the trail are great ...

  • Lower Eagle River Trail and South Fork FallsView Trail Details

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    Eagle River, AK

    •  4 to 6 hours
    •  6 miles
    •  Guide

    This hike follows a wide, mainly level path through a mixed spruce-birch forest with views of the Eagle River and surrounding mountains. Wildflowers ...

  • Mount BaldyView Trail Details

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    Eagle River, AK

    •  2 to 3 hours
    •  2 miles
    •  Guide

    This popular family trail starts out on a gravel road that heads uphill and then levels out to travel through a segment of thick alders before ...

  • Ewe Valley BackcountryView Trail Details

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    Eagle River, AK

    •  2 days or longer
    •  16 miles
    •  Guide

    For every valley in Chugach State Park with a hiking trail, many others remain untracked. Ewe Valley is one such area, included in this guide ...

  • Symphony Tarns and Triangle PeakView Trail Details

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    Eagle River, AK

    • Hiking  
    •  9 to 11 hours
    •  17 miles
    •  Guide

    As overnight visitors to Eagle Lake quickly discover, flat ground on which to pitch a tent is rare. Rather than scratching out a small spot on ...

  • Flute Glacier and Eagle PeakView Trail Details

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    Eagle River, AK

    •  13 to 17 hours
    •  20 miles
    •  Guide

    Despite their proximity to popular Eagle Lake, the windswept glacial erratics, lichen fields, and meltwater rivulets of Flute Glacier Valley ...

  • Cantata PeakView Trail Details

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    Eagle River, AK

    •  10 to 13 hours
    •  17 miles
    •  Guide

    Cantata Peak, one of the more imposing mountains in Chugach State Park, is not an easy climb. It involves a long approach hike, some difficult ...

  • Hanging Valley TrailView Trail Details

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    Eagle River, AK

    • Hiking  
    •  6 to 8 hours
    •  12 miles
    •  Guide

    Off the main trail to Eagle Lake lies Hanging Valley, named for its striking geologic origin. A hanging valley is created when a glacier retreats ...

  • Eagle Lake and Lookout PointView Trail Details

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    Eagle River, AK

    • Hiking  
    •  6 to 8 hours
    •  12 miles
    •  Guide

    Five miles up South Fork Eagle River lie silty-green Eagle Lake and its brilliant blue twin, Symphony Lake. These two lakes, one fed by glacial ...

  • Mount Magnificent and Mount SignificantView Trail Details

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    Eagle River, AK

    • Hiking  
    •  7 to 10 hours
    •  14 miles
    •  Guide

    Homes and roads pile atop one another throughout the lower Eagle River Valley, pushing ever higher up the hillsides. Above this sprawl, however, ...

  • Baldy and Blacktail RocksView Trail Details

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    Eagle River, AK

    • Hiking  
    •  4 to 6 hours
    •  7 miles
    •  Guide

    In the foothills above Eagle River is a bare, rounded knob unofficially known as “Baldy.” Less than a mile from Meadow Creek Trailhead, and with ...