Anchorage: Primrose Trail

This old mining trail offers a 6-mile out-and-back on the shaggy, rugged Kenai Peninsula.
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This old mining trail offers a 6-mile out-and-back on the shaggy, rugged Kenai Peninsula.

Trail Facts

  • Distance: 5.7

Waypoints

PTA001

Location: 60.3398704528809, -149.37336730957

Walk through camping area to trailhead

PTA002

Location: 60.3340263366699, -149.378112792969

Cross creek on plank footbridge

PTA003

Location: 60.3341484069824, -149.380874633789

Bear R @ junction with snow-machine trail

PTA004

Location: 60.3325843811035, -149.385955810547

Meadow opens to L as trail begins to rise

PTA006

Location: 60.3257789611816, -149.401809692383

Spur trail on R leads down to small waterfall, great spot for lunch

PTA007

Location: 60.3217582702637, -149.402969360352

Beware of rocky patch on trail immediately after log footbridge

PTA008

Location: 60.3080787658691, -149.408996582031

Log bridge crosses burbling creek

PTA009

Location: 60.3093910217285, -149.411911010742

Break in trees offers clear view of mountains

PTA010

Location: 60.3089332580566, -149.413299560547

Cabin marks site of active mining claim (private property) and beautiful lake view. Trail proceeds to Lost Lake, good turn around spot

PTA005

Location: 60.3259773254394, -149.399627685547

Cross plank footbridge