Hiking Alaska: A Guide to Alaska's Greatest Hiking Adventures Guide Book

by Mollie Foster (Falcon Guides)
Hiking Alaska A Guide to Alaskaand39;s Greatest Hiking Adventures  by Mollie Foster

450pp/photos/maps
ISBN: 9781493025596

Fully updated and revised, this guide is the perfect introduction to hiking the great state of Alaska, with millions of acres of wilderness waiting to be explored. It features one hundred hikes in Alaska's national parks, wildlife refuges, national forests, wilderness areas, and state parks. Also included are hikes for all ages and abilities as well as maps for each hike and full-color color photos.

© 2017 Mollie Foster/Falcon Guides. All Rights Reserved.

Trails from the "Hiking Alaska: A Guide to Alaska's Greatest Hiking Adventures" Guide Book
Displaying trails 1 to 20 of 100.
... Preview: A rough, challenging trail traveling through forest, ending at a cabin, with views of a glacial lake and Eagle Glacier. A forest hike with ups and downs, the trail to Eagle Lake ends with a suddenly o ... From the guidebook "Hiking Alaska: A Guide to Alaska's Greatest Hiking Adventures"
Juneau, AK - Hiking - Trail Length: 5.6
... Preview: A trail winding through aspen, spruce, and granite outcrops, with options for a longer traverse to Chena Hot Springs. The granite Angel Rocks shoot up out of the forest on the hillside above the Chena ... From the guidebook "Hiking Alaska: A Guide to Alaska's Greatest Hiking Adventures"
Fairbanks, AK - Hiking - Trail Length: 1.7-8.3 miles (About Top Trails)
... Preview: A trail traveling by meadows, on boardwalks, leading to a cabin with spectacular 360-degree views of the water and mountains surrounding Auke Bay. The Auke Nu and Spaulding Trails share the first 0.8 ... From the guidebook "Hiking Alaska: A Guide to Alaska's Greatest Hiking Adventures"
Juneau, AK - Hiking - Trail Length: 3
... Preview: Trails suitable for all hiking abilities, with routes traveling through forests, by muskegs and a lake. A favorite among Sitka locals, the Beaver Lake and Herring Cove Trail is a maintained, accessibl ... From the guidebook "Hiking Alaska: A Guide to Alaska's Greatest Hiking Adventures"
Sitka, AK - Hiking - Trail Length: 1.7-6 miles
... Preview: One of the ?rst trails to melt in the spring, combined with signi?cant elevation, make it a great trail to get in hiking shape at the beginning of the season. The hike up Bird Ridge, the ridge betw ... From the guidebook "Hiking Alaska: A Guide to Alaska's Greatest Hiking Adventures"
Anchorage, AK - Hiking - Trail Length: 1-6.5 miles
... Preview: Alpine wildflowers, views of the gorgeous 7-mile-long Eklutna Lake, and one of the top panoramic views anywhere in Chugach State Park. Mountain wildflowers, great views of milky-blue Eklutna ... From the guidebook "Hiking Alaska: A Guide to Alaska's Greatest Hiking Adventures"
Anchorage, AK - Hiking,Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 3.5-4 miles
... Preview: This trail is a great way to climb into alpine scenery, rich with mining history, and spectacular views of the surrounding mountain peaks, accessible from Kennecott. From the guidebook "Hiking Alaska: A Guide to Alaska's Greatest Hiking Adventures"
Chitina, AK - Hiking - Trail Length: 4.5
... Preview: A hike for all activity levels with minimal elevation gain and views of Byers Lake and the Alaska Range on clear days. The easy hike around Byers Lake makes a good day trip, but there is also a walk-i ... From the guidebook "Hiking Alaska: A Guide to Alaska's Greatest Hiking Adventures"
Talkeetna, AK - Fishing,Hiking - Trail Length: 4.8
... Preview: This trail is an easy, fully-accessible trail traveling along a glacial creek, through lush forest and ending with a stunning view of the Byron Glacier. Portage Valley is one of the most popular vis ... From the guidebook "Hiking Alaska: A Guide to Alaska's Greatest Hiking Adventures"
Girdwood, AK - Hiking - Trail Length: 1.4
... Preview: Along the coastline of Resurrection Bay, this trail offers ocean wildlife, coastal scenery, ?shing, history, cabins, and camping. Caines Head is the site of Fort McGilvray, a military garrison built ... From the guidebook "Hiking Alaska: A Guide to Alaska's Greatest Hiking Adventures"
Seward, AK - Fishing,Hiking - Trail Length: 4.5-7.4 miles
... Preview: A developed lower trail with easy access to alpine, to connect with ridges for longer, overnight treks in the Mentasta Mountains. A relatively simple hike on an old all-terrain-vehicle track, the C ... From the guidebook "Hiking Alaska: A Guide to Alaska's Greatest Hiking Adventures"
Slana, AK - Hiking - Trail Length: 1.5-3 miles
... Preview: A strenuous trail into alpine country, with wild?owers, berries, and spectacular views in Chena River State Recreation Area. A hike for true animals, the Chena Dome Trail loops around the Angel Creek ... From the guidebook "Hiking Alaska: A Guide to Alaska's Greatest Hiking Adventures"
Fairbanks, AK - Hiking,Horseback Riding,Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 30
... Preview: One of the longest trail traverses in Southeast Alaska, this trail travels through a variety of terrain, rich with history. An outdoor museum, a beautiful hike, and the only long trail traverse in Sou ... From the guidebook "Hiking Alaska: A Guide to Alaska's Greatest Hiking Adventures"
Skagway, AK - Hiking - Trail Length: 33 (About Top Trails)
... Preview: The trail passes through forest, two small lakes with gorgeous views of Poot Peak and China Poot Lake. The dock at the head of Halibut Cove Lagoon may be busy with boaters and salmon anglers in mids ... From the guidebook "Hiking Alaska: A Guide to Alaska's Greatest Hiking Adventures"
Homer, AK - Fishing,Hiking - Trail Length: 2.5-10 miles
... Preview: One of the top areas in the north for viewing migrating birds, with walking trails suitable for all activity levels. Creamer’s Field offers short hikes in the heart of Fairbanks, good migratory-bi ... From the guidebook "Hiking Alaska: A Guide to Alaska's Greatest Hiking Adventures"
Fairbanks, AK - Birding,Hiking - Trail Length: 0.7-2 miles
... Preview: A trail traveling by subalpine lakes, with options for day trips or longer overnight treks in the Kenai Mountains. Crescent Lake, 6 miles long and 0.5 mile wide, wraps around the rocky alpine peaks of ... From the guidebook "Hiking Alaska: A Guide to Alaska's Greatest Hiking Adventures"
Seward, AK - Fishing,Hiking - Trail Length: 1.5-18 miles
... Preview: Crow Pass Trail travels through a variety of terrain: glaciers, waterfalls, wildflowers, and mining ruins, plus the pass is the highest point on the historic Iditarod Trail and one of the top day hike ... From the guidebook "Hiking Alaska: A Guide to Alaska's Greatest Hiking Adventures"
Girdwood, AK - Hiking - Trail Length: 3.5-24 miles (About Top Trails)
... Preview: This boardwalk trail parallels the Kowee Creek, climbing out of the forest and into high country, with mountain views along the way to the historic Dan Moller Cabin. The Dan Moller Trail, a boardw ... From the guidebook "Hiking Alaska: A Guide to Alaska's Greatest Hiking Adventures"
Juneau, AK - Hiking - Trail Length: 3
... Preview: A trail within walking distance of downtown Ketchikan, with mountains, lakes, and a variety of trip options, from day hikes, to overnight treks in picturesque alpine terrain. Popular with both local ... From the guidebook "Hiking Alaska: A Guide to Alaska's Greatest Hiking Adventures"
Ketchikan, AK - Hiking - Trail Length: 2.5-12.5 miles (About Top Trails)
... Preview: Devil’s Creek Trail crosses a variety of terrain: through forest, streams, lakes, and into the alpine. The route includes access to Resurrection Pass Trail for a longer traverse. From the guidebook "Hiking Alaska: A Guide to Alaska's Greatest Hiking Adventures"
Moose Pass, AK - Hiking - Trail Length: 10-31 miles