Top 5 Trails to Hike in Alaska

Two people hiking towards a snowy mountain

Alaska, the Last Frontier, is full of rich landscapes and wildlife. Hiking is a must activity to make your trip to Alaska worthwhile. It can provide you a chance to take in glorious views that are bound to make your trip memorable. Here are some of the best trails for hiking in Alaska.

1. Indian River Trail

The Indian River Trail is located near Sitka town. The trail stretches to 4.4 miles and leads to a mesmerizing waterfall at the other end. Though it may take roughly two hours to complete the trail one way, the path is relatively straightforward. The path goes through lush rainforests, so just a heads-up, you might come across black and brown bears on the way.

2. The Lower Trail

The Lower Trail is a short and straightforward track, which makes it ideal for beginners. The trail leads hikers to the edge of the glorious Exit Glacier. This length of this trail is less than a mile long and is suitable to hike for everyone. Along the path, you may even come across flora and fauna.

3. Barometer Mountain Trail

The Barometer Mountain in Kodiak is a must-visit during your trip to Alaska. The trail is about 4 miles in a round trip. The hike is not for the faint-hearted as you’re bound to come across wildlife on the way, and going up and down the steep slope is not everyone’s piece of cake.

4. Lost Lake Trail

The Lost Lake Trail is located inside the Chugach National Forest. It stretches for 13.8 miles and passes various captivating terrains, meadows, and lakes. This trail isn’t the easiest to hike, so opt for it only if you have the willpower and experience to take on the challenge.

5. Chilkoot Trail

The Chilkoot Trail is ideal for people who have a strong passion for hiking. This 33-mile trail is undoubtedly a challenge. Though complex, it provides access to breathtaking archaeological and cultural sites along the path. Keep in mind that hiking this trail requires a time commitment of 3 to 5 days.


 A hiker looking at the landscape from a mountain top

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