TO TRAILHEAD: From Anchorage, take AK 1 S (becomes Seward Hwy./AK 9 S of Gilpatricks); in 127 mi., W @ Glacier Rd/FH 46 exit just outside Seward. Follow signs 8.4 mi. to Exit Glacier; park in lot.
This old mining trail offers a 6-mile out-and-back on the shaggy, rugged Kenai Peninsula.
Walk 6.8 miles out and back on a rocky singletrack path into an intimate ravine streaming with cold, blue mountain waters. The hike ends at a quiet Appalachian high point.
This 9.8-mile out-and-back strolls through sandy pine and oak forest, and across tidal creeks to stunning coastal views in Francis Marion National Forest.
This 8.4-mile out-and-back--just 10 minutes from downtown--connects a handful of wooded hills and stream-carved valleys in Mt. Airy Forest.
Hike a classic in Kenai Fords--and escape the crowds by making it an overnight.
Hike to the edge of the Exit Glacier on this memorable, 2-mile loop in Kenai Fjords National Park.
This rigorous but rewarding 9.8-mile out-and-back on the Pacific Crest Trail climbs more than 2,000 feet to a summit with splendid high-desert views.
This 8.8-mile, out-and-back wooded hike runs the spine of the Appalachian Mountains to one of the most remote AT shelters in Pennsylvania.
Mountainsides of wildflowers and alpine larches will excite all five senses on this 6-mile out-and-back mountain trek in Wenatchee National Forest.
Solitude rules on this 9.4-mile out-and-back hike along Little Kachess Lake to rock gardens ablaze with wildflowers,giant green forests, and a quiet lakeside hideout.
Anchorage: Lazy Mountain
Find Hikes In:
Major US Cities |
US States |
National Parks and Regional Parks
Subscribe to Backpacker Magazine |
Subscription Services |
Contact Backpacker |
Backpacker Masthead |
Backpacker Magazine Mission |
Employment at Backpacker |
Backpacker Contributor Guidelines |
Advertise with Backpacker |
Backpacker Gear Testing Policy |
Reader Service |
Sponsorship Policy |
Get Out More Tour
Explore other Active Interest Media brands:
Log Home Living
Log Home Design
Timber Home Living
Whole Foods Market Magazine
Copyright ®2009 Cruz Bay Publishing, Inc. an Active Interest Media company