Best Backpacking in Alaska

This list represents the most popular backpacking in Alaska. Use this list to plan your next Alaska backpacking trip. Select a state and/or activity below to find even more top trails.

Camping, fishing, long day or backpack trip options, and miles of alpine access ...
The Eagle River Valley includes a range of hiking routes, directly behind the Eagle ...
Kachemak Bay State Park offers hikes for everyone—from families with infants to experienced ...
The wide and wild Ship Creek Valley arcs gracefully into the mountains behind Anchorage, ...
Between 1908 and 1910, the Alaska Road Commission constructed a trail for packhorses and ...
The McHugh/Rabbit Lakes Trail climbs steadily through mixed forests, high grasslands, ...
Caines Head, with an abandoned World War II army fort and exquisite bay views framed by ...
Plan well before undertaking a hike to Grizzly Bear Lake. To reach the lake, you’ll have ...
Hikers looking for a long trip, a good trail, mountain scenery, cabins, and fishing all ...
A new, primitive trail, built by Alaska State Parks, offers hikers a spectacular walk ...
Alpine gems of different sizes, colors, and shapes, and in various settings, the lakes ...
Fuller Lake, a tempting jewel, lies at tree line surrounded by scattered hemlock, spruce, ...
Though surrounded on three sides by Chugach State Park, Snow Hawk Valley actually belongs ...
Despite their proximity to popular Eagle Lake, the windswept glacial erratics, lichen ...
High in Clear Creek Valley, a remote glacier sits atop bare cliffs, spilling ice and water ...
Cantata Peak, one of the more imposing mountains in Chugach State Park, is not an easy ...
Many devoted Chugach climbers, at one time or another, aim to climb all ten peaks west ...
For every valley in Chugach State Park with a hiking trail, many others remain untracked. ...
If Chugach State Park has a specific birthplace, it is Indian Creek Valley. In 1969, a ...
In the early 1900s, the trail over Crow Pass was part of the Iditarod winter sled trail ...
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