Best Mountain Biking in Alaska

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

  • #1 Resurrection Pass

    3 Reviews

    Hope, AK

    Resurrection Pass is one of the most popular longer hikes on the Kenai. The trail covers stunning scenery climbing from forest floor into alpine tundra, with numerous alpine creeks, ...
    •  39 miles
    •  Guide

    Resurrection Pass is one of the most popular longer hikes on the Kenai. The trail covers stunning scenery climbing from ...

  • #2 Reed Lakes

    5 Reviews

    Palmer, AK

    The trail provides wonderful access for day hikes or overnight treks into jagged granite peaks, rock walls, glaciers, and lakes in the heart of the Talkeetna Mountains. An annual pilgrimage for ...
    •  3-4 miles
    •  Guide

    The trail provides wonderful access for day hikes or overnight treks into jagged granite peaks, rock walls, glaciers, and ...

  • #3 Perseverance Trail

    1 Reviews

    Juneau, AK

    This is a wide, multiuse trail in a beautiful subalpine basin with views of mountains, streams, and waterfalls combined with historic mining ruins, all within walking distance of downtown Ju ...
    •  2-3 miles
    •  Guide

    This is a wide, multiuse trail in a beautiful subalpine basin with views of mountains, streams, and waterfalls combined with ...

  • #4 Chena Dome

    3 Reviews

    Fairbanks, AK

    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 ...
    •  30 miles
    •  Guide

    A strenuous trail into alpine country, with wild?owers, berries, and spectacular views in Chena River State Recreation Area. ...

  • #5 Wolverine Peak

    1 Reviews

    Anchorage, AK

    Wolverine Peak, the broad triangular mountain on the skyline east of Anchorage, makes an excellent one-day trip, offering views of Anchorage, Cook Inlet, and the Alaska Range and glimpses of ...
    •  4-8 hours
    •  11 miles
    •  Guide

    Wolverine Peak, the broad triangular mountain on the skyline east of Anchorage, makes an excellent one-day trip, offering ...

  • #6 Gull Rock

    0 Reviews

    Hope, AK

    A trail with loads of diversity: birch woods, overlooks with mountain and ocean views, tundra slopes, an avalanche gully (that can hold snow into June), and mossy forests of hemlock and Sitka ...
    •  5.1 miles
    •  Guide

    A trail with loads of diversity: birch woods, overlooks with mountain and ocean views, tundra slopes, an avalanche gully ...

  • #7 Bold Ridge Trail

    0 Reviews

    Anchorage, AK

    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 ...
    •  3.5-4 miles
    •  Guide

    Alpine wildflowers, views of the gorgeous 7-mile-long Eklutna Lake, and one of the top panoramic views anywhere in ...

  • #8 Kesugi Ridge (Curry Ridge)

    0 Reviews

    Curry, AK

    With superlatives in scenery, weather, and physical challenge, Kesugi Ridge captures the diversity of southcentral Alaska backpacking on one route. The name “Curry Ridge” is often applied to ...
    •  3-6 days
    •  37 miles
    •  Guide

    With superlatives in scenery, weather, and physical challenge, Kesugi Ridge captures the diversity of southcentral Alaska ...

  • #9 Russian Lakes–Resurrection River Trail System

    0 Reviews

    Snug Harbor, AK

    The trails linking Russian River, Cooper Lake, and the length of the Resurrection River traverse broad valleys linked by flat passes and make possible anything from an afternoon jaunt to a serious ...
    •  3 hours - 9 days
    •  70 miles
    •  Guide

    The trails linking Russian River, Cooper Lake, and the length of the Resurrection River traverse broad valleys linked by ...

  • #10 The Ramp

    0 Reviews

    Anchorage, AK

    On a sunny summer day, take a delightful hike to Ship Lake Pass. Then climb a 5,240-foot peak. From the pass the mountainside does indeed resemble a ramp. The walk up is a moderately steep climb, ...
    •  7-9 hours
    •  12.5 miles
    •  Guide

    On a sunny summer day, take a delightful hike to Ship Lake Pass. Then climb a 5,240-foot peak. From the pass the mountainside ...

  • #11 Skilak Wildlife Recreation Area

    0 Reviews

    Soldotna, AK

    The Skilak Wildlife Recreation Area offers a number of trails that start from the Skilak Lake Road. Several of the most interesting are highlighted here. All offer views of the mountain wilderness ...
    •  8 hours
    •  11 miles
    •  Guide

    The Skilak Wildlife Recreation Area offers a number of trails that start from the Skilak Lake Road. Several of the most interesting ...

  • #12 Near Point and Tikishla Peak

    0 Reviews

    Anchorage, AK

    Two climbs—one easy, one long and hard—begin with the same access. Lower, closer, and easier, Near Point is a knob overlooking east Anchorage. It is suitable for long summer evenings. Tikishla ...
    •  2 days
    •  15 miles
    •  Guide

    Two climbs—one easy, one long and hard—begin with the same access. Lower, closer, and easier, Near Point is a knob overlooking ...

  • #13 Near Point Trail

    1 Reviews

    Anchorage, AK

    This trail is a good full-day hike to the top of a scenic ridge with truly outstanding views of the city of Anchorage. Although a little more challenging because of its length and elevation gain, ...
    •  6 to 8 hours
    •  8 miles
    •  Guide

    This trail is a good full-day hike to the top of a scenic ridge with truly outstanding views of the city of Anchorage. Although ...

  • #14 Talkeetna Lakes Park

    0 Reviews

    Talkeetna, AK

    More than 1,000 acres of untouched forest and lakes with about 8 miles of trails for hiking, ?shing, mountain biking, and non-motorized boating. Talkeetna Lakes Park includes approximately 8 ...
    •  0.18-3.3 miles
    •  Guide

    More than 1,000 acres of untouched forest and lakes with about 8 miles of trails for hiking, ?shing, mountain biking, and ...

  • #15 Near Point Trail

    0 Reviews

    Anchorage, AK

    This trail is a good full-day hike to the top of a scenic ridge with truly outstanding views of the city of Anchorage. The trail is challenging, yet clearly defined and well traveled, offering ...
    •  6 to 8 hours
    •  8 miles
    •  Guide

    This trail is a good full-day hike to the top of a scenic ridge with truly outstanding views of the city of Anchorage. The ...

  • #16 Campbell Tract Loop National Recreation Trail

    0 Reviews

    Campbell, AK

    Conveniently located within Anchorage, the Campbell Tract Loop fits into most any schedule. An easy hike for the entire family, the level and well-maintained trail passes through prime wildlife ...
    •  1.5 to 2 hours
    •  3.4 miles
    •  Guide

    Conveniently located within Anchorage, the Campbell Tract Loop fits into most any schedule. An easy hike for the entire family, ...

  • #17 Hillside Trail System(Overview)

    0 Reviews

    Anchorage, AK

    Access to the western trails in Chugach State Park is gained from the hillside of east Anchorage. Four major trailheads access the assortment of trails called the Hillside Trail System, ranging ...
    •  30 minutes
    •  0.25 miles
    •  Guide

    Access to the western trails in Chugach State Park is gained from the hillside of east Anchorage. Four major trailheads access ...