Anchorage, AK: South Fork Valley Trail

This 10.2-miler in Chugach State Park threads through a broad river valley to two backcountry lakes teeming with trout and views of 6,000-foot peaks.
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This 10.2-miler in Chugach State Park threads through a broad river valley to two backcountry lakes teeming with trout and views of 6,000-foot peaks.

Info: Chugach State Park

Trail Facts

  • Distance: 16.4

Waypoints

SFK001

Location: 61.232584, -149.456034

Hike south from the trailhead. The route parallels the South Fork Eagle River.

SFK002

Location: 61.21001, -149.430225

Cross a footbridge over the river.

SFK003

Location: 61.184802, -149.386404

At the eastern edge of turquoise-colored Eagle Lake, bear right and continue 0.6 mile to the dark blue waters of Symphony Lake.

SFK004

Location: 61.17646, -149.38252

The outbound route ends at Symphony Lake. Follow the same trail back to the trailhead.