Winner Creek Gorge–Girdwood Iditarod Loop

Girdwood, Alaska

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A pleasant trail through tall spruce and hemlock trees at the base of Mount Alyeska leads to the plunging waters of Winner Creek gorge and is a popular half day hike for Girdwood visitors and residents. A bridge over Winner Creek and a hand-pulled tram over Glacier Creek make it possible to connect with a portion of the restored Iditarod National Historic Trail and walk a loop trip. Watch for moose and bears.
55 Ways to the Wilderness in Southcentral Alaska

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55 Ways to the Wilderness in Southcentral Alaska

by Helen D. Nienhueser & John Wolfe Jr. (The Mountaineers Books)

A pleasant trail through tall spruce and hemlock trees at the base of Mount Alyeska leads to the plunging waters of Winner Creek gorge and is a popular half day hike for Girdwood visitors and residents.

A bridge over Winner Creek and a hand-pulled tram over Glacier Creek make it possible to connect with a portion of the restored Iditarod National Historic Trail and walk a loop trip. Watch for moose and bears.

©  Helen D. Nienhueser & John Wolfe Jr./The Mountaineers Books. All Rights Reserved.

Activity Type: Hiking
Nearby City: Girdwood
Distance: 7.7
Elevation Gain: 500 feet
Trail Type: Several options
Duration: 4-6 hours
Season: late May-Oct
Local Contacts: Chugach National Forest and Municipality of Anchorage
Local Maps: USGS Seward D6 NW
Driving Directions: Directions to Winner Creek Gorge–Girdwood Iditarod Loop

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May 2018