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Trail Guide

Trail Guide Project

One of the attractions living in Anchorage is abundance of parks and trails.

This project will eventually list all short trails the Alaska Outdoors hosts. All trail is short and rewarding. I am adding little by little whenever I have time. Please submit your favorite hike.

In this guide, all trails are classified as follows:

Strolling: Mostly flat, wide, and even surfaced trail. Tennis/walking shoes ok. Yes, you can push a stroller.

Walking/Hiking: Occasional ups and downs. Hiking boots is a better choice. Trail can be single track. No steep slope.

Hiking Intro: Several steep slopes.

Hiking Intro II: Single track and steep slopes. Elevation gain up to 500 ft.

Hiking Intro III: Single track and more steep slopes. Elevation gain more than 500 ft.



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