Indian Creek to Girdwood

Girdwood, Alaska 99587

Indian Creek to Girdwood

Indian Creek to Girdwood Professional Guide

Detailed Trail Description from our Guidebook

"This scenic trail is totally paved and follows the Turnagain Arm, the Seward Highway, and parts of the Alaskan Railroad. It has several bridge crossings, an underpass, scenic overlooks with viewing scopes, picnic areas and toilet facilities, and opportunities to view numerous varieties of Alaskan wildlife such as beavers, moose, Dall sheep, beluga whales, and various birds. This is also a popular bike trail that can be easily completed in a day.

Begin on the paved trail that leaves the parking lot. It will immediately veer into the forest along the side of highway. Cross Bird Creek on a bridge at approximately 1.4 miles. This is a popular salmon creek for both anglers and brown bears. This is also good spot to stop and enjoy the view, which can change dramatically depending on the tide. There is river access and a viewing platform across the bridge."

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Trail Information

Nearby City
Trail Type
Skill Level
6 to 8 hours
Summer and fall
USGS Anchorage and Seward
Local Maps

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Dec 2018