Alaska State Trails - Trails in Alaska

Explore Alaska trails and find comprehensive trail guides including Alaska trail maps, descriptions, photos and reviews.Whether you’re getting outdoors for recreation, fitness, commuting or travel you’ll discover top trails for bicycling, hiking, running and more on TrailLink.com.Get outdoors and explore all Alaska has to offer including popular trails like Chase Trail and Tony Knowles Coastal Trail.With more than 8 trails covering 59 miles you’re bound to find one perfect for you.


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  • Bird to Gird Pathway

    Rail-Trail

    State: AK
    Length: 13 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Bird to Gird Pathway parallels State Route 1 along the Turnagain Arm of an inlet off the Gulf of Alaska. The paved path runs for 13 miles between shore and glacier-covered mountains. You're likely to see wildlife along the way, including ...
  • Campbell Creek Greenbelt

    State: AK
    Length: 7.5 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Dirt

    The Campbell Creek Greenbelt meanders along Campbell Creek making its way through urban Anchorage among neighborhoods and beautiful city parks. The runs for 7.5 miles between the lake on the university campus north of Tudor Road and the intersection ...
  • Chase Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: AK
    Length: 14 miles
    Surface: Dirt, Gravel

    Though close to the town of Talkeetna, the Chase Trail leads into the tamest edges of the Alaskan bush. The first five miles of this 14-mile trail—mostly flat and gravel—follow the Alaska Railroad. Families and those just visiting for the day ...
  • Goose Lake Park Trails

    State: AK
    Length: 1.5 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Dirt

    The scenic Goose Lake Trail loops around the lake of the same name on the campus of the University of Alaska. The trail is paved and other non-paved trails nearby circle the Alaska Pacific University campus. The park land was originally under ...
  • Lanie Fleischer Chester Creek Trail

    State: AK
    Length: 3.9 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Dirt

    The Lanie Fleischer Chester Creek Trail follows the course of Chester Creek between Westchester Lagoon and Goose Lake Park in Anchorage. The trail is lit for night use and, although mostly flat, has some grade to it; moving east to west will ...
  • Palmer-Moose Creek Railroad Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: AK
    Length: 6.1 miles
    Surface: Gravel

    As its name suggests, the Palmer-Moose Creek Railroad Trail links the small city of Palmer with Moose Creek via an unused railroad corridor in Alaska. Extending northward from the heart of Palmer—home of the Alaska State Fair—the rustic rail-trail ...
  • Ship Creek Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: AK
    Length: 2.6 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    Ship Creek Trail begins at the Alaska Railroad depot on the north side of Anchorage and travels east from downtown for 2.6 miles to end at Tyson Elementary School in the city's Mountain View neighborhood. The paved trail follows its namesake ...
  • Tony Knowles Coastal Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: AK
    Length: 11 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Tony Knowles Coastal Trail follows the coastline of Anchorage along Knik Arm and Cook Inlet. Many rest areas provide scenic views of Anchorage, the surrounding mountain ranges, Cook Inlet and Knik Arm. You're also likely to encounter wildlife ...