Best trails in Chugach National Forest

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Looking for a great trail in Chugach National Forest, Alaska? AllTrails has 34 great hiking trails, running trails, mountain biking trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. Ready for some activity? There are 20 moderate trails in Chugach National Forest ranging from 5 to 58.3 km and from 17 to 1,226 meters above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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#1 - Portage Pass Trail
Chugach National Forest
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Length: 8.7 km • Est. 3 h 14 m
Portage Pass Trail is a 8.7 kilometer heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Whittier, Alaska that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options aShow more
#2 - Thunderbird Falls Trail
Chugach National Forest
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Length: 2.9 km • Est. 56 m
Thunderbird Falls is a nice leisurely walk located along Eklutna River and Thunderbird Falls themselves. The trailhead is very easy to find directly off the Glenn Highway between the Eklutna and MirroShow more
#3 - South Fork Eagle River Trail
Chugach National Forest
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Length: 17.2 km • Est. 5 h 22 m
South Fork Eagle River Trail is a 17.2 kilometer heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Eagle River, Alaska that features a lake and is rated as difficult. The trail offers a number of actShow more
#4 - Slaughter Gultch Via Juneau Trail
Chugach National Forest
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Length: 8.0 km • Est. 3 h 20 m
Slaughter Gultch Via Juneau Trail is a 8.0 kilometer moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Cooper Landing, Alaska that features a river and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarilShow more
#5 - Lost Lake Trail
Chugach National Forest
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Length: 22.2 km • Est. 7 h 20 m
Lost Lake Trail is a 22.2 kilometer moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Seward, Alaska that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options anShow more
#6 - Rendezvous Peak Trail
Chugach National Forest
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Length: 5.0 km • Est. 2 h 12 m
There is a fee to park at the trailhead.Show more
#7 - Williwaw Lakes Trail
Chugach National Forest
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Length: 25.9 km • Est. 8 h 14 m
Williwaw Lakes Trail is a 25.9 kilometer moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Anchorage, Alaska that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, Show more
#8 - Lost Lake via Primrose Trail
Chugach National Forest
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Length: 21.4 km • Est. 7 h 6 m
Lost Lake via Primrose Trail is a 21.4 kilometer out and back trail located near Seward, Alaska that features a lake. The trail is rated as moderate and offers a number of activity options. Dogs are aShow more
#9 - Resurrection Pass Trail
Chugach National Forest
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Length: 58.3 km • Est. Multi-day
Resurrection Pass Trail is a 58.3 kilometer lightly trafficked point-to-point trail located near Cooper Landing, Alaska that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of actiShow more
#10 - Turnagain Arm Trail
Chugach National Forest
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Length: 6.6 km • Est. 2 h 9 m
Turnagain Arm Trail is a 6.6 kilometer moderately trafficked loop trail located near Indian, Alaska that offers the chance to see wildlife and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily usedShow more
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