Independence Mine Trail

Palmer, Alaska 99645

Independence Mine Trail

Independence Mine Trail Professional Guide

Detailed Trail Description from our Guidebook

"Hiking trails suitable for all hiking abilities, in picturesque Independence Mine State Historical Park. Independence Mine State Historical Park commemorates the Alaska-Pacific Consolidated Mining Company gold mines near Hatcher Pass, the second-richest lode (vein) mines in Alaska’s history.

The park’s trails are all alpine hikes, beginning at 3,500 feet in elevation. There are many acres of alpine tundra to explore, and wild-flowers are out in force by late June or early July."

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Trail Information

Palmer
Nearby City
Kid-friendly
Accessibility
0.5
Distance
Out-and-back
Trail Type
Easy to Moderate
Skill Level
Best mid-June to September
Season
Waterfalls
Features
Alaska State Parks, Mat- Su/Copper Basin Area, Finger Lake, Mile 0.7 Bogard Road, 7278 East Bogard Rd., Wasilla, AK 99654; (907) 745-3975; dnr.alaska.gov/parks/
Local Contacts
USGS Anchorage D-7, Alaska State Parks brochure Independence Mine State Historical Park
Local Maps

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