Hillside Trail SystemOverview

Anchorage, Alaska 99507

Hillside Trail SystemOverview

Hillside Trail System(Overview) Professional Guide

Detailed Trail Description from our Guidebook

"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 from easy, wide old roadbeds to more difficult routes requiring mountaineering skills.

Trail highlights include excellent alpine scenery and lakes, wildflowers, wildlife, fall berry picking, and outstanding views of Anchorage, the Alaska Range, and Cook Inlet. This area of the park has something for everyone."

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Trail Information

Nearby City
700 feet
Elevation Gain
Several options
Trail Type
Easy to Moderate
Skill Level
30 minutes
Summer and fall
USGS Anchorage
Local Maps

Activity Feed

Dec 2018