Pratt Museum Forest Trail is a 0.4 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Homer, AK that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for walking, nature trips, and birding and is accessible from January until January. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.
dogs on leash
This well deveoped trail network is located in downtown Homer, Alaska right behind the Pratt Museum. Open to the public year around this trail is a wonderful short forest adventure for all ages and abilities. During the summer months the Pratt Museum hosts an annual outdoor art exhibit called Facing the Elements. keep your eyes open for art allow the trail. A natural history guide is also available at the trail head.
This is not much of a hike but it is a great family outing and a good way to learn about the forest ecology that surrounds much of the trails in coastal Alaska. Educational, interesting, and fun are the best way to describe this short hiking experience.