Triple Lakes Trail

HARD 15 reviews
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Triple Lakes Trail is a 18.9 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Denali National Park, AK that features a lake and is rated as difficult. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible from April until September.

18.9 miles 4652 feet Out & Back

birding

fishing

hiking

nature trips

walking

lake

views

wild flowers

wildlife

3 months ago

3 months ago

Fantastic views, well-maintained trail, gradual uphill and downhill - doesn't get better than this!

hiking
3 months ago

Beautiful views all along the way. Rough terrain and we found several bear prints in the ground

4 months ago

hiking
5 months ago

Beautiful views. Nice distance for 4 1/2 hour hike including stop for lunch. Nothing strenuous.

hiking
5 months ago

I loved this hike! We parked at the Visitor Center at Denali National Park and took the *free* Denali Park Village Shuttle (which runs every hour at the 30 minute mark) to the trail head off of Route 3. The trail takes you to three lakes and then up a bit before you bringing you back downhill to walk along the river. A nice trek across a small suspension bridge offers some bonus adventure points. The fastest 9.5 miles I've ever hiked as the scenery changes kept the walk interesting. A word of caution though: bring some bug spray.

5 months ago

hiking
6 months ago

Long, but fairly easy, with amazing views at the top of the ridge.

6 months ago

Flipping beautiful!

hiking
8 months ago

cross country skiing
1 year ago

this trail was so fun! it's the first trail i hiked while in denali and it was a really enjoyable hike. great views and great vibes. really loved triple lakes.

hiking
2 years ago

Took the 1.2 mile trail on the back side off the road was nice but will have to take the front route next time, I didn't like having to leave my car parked off the main road.

hiking
3 years ago

Great day trail with short side trails down to the lakes. Caribou and moose share the trail. A bus will pick you up from either end (arrange at Denali). If you go south, there is an upscale bar at McKinley Village across the highway. The trail is well-used and has some moderate to difficult elevation changes. Great workout and great scenery.

trail running
4 years ago

Great trail for running. Absolutely beautiful in the fall. Moderately challenging but not too difficult.

hiking
4 years ago

A wonderful day hike, starting either from McKinley Village or Denali Visitor Center. A good portion of "up" at the northern end of the trail, but the views are definitely worth the effort.