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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, trail 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 21 moderate trails in Chugach National Forest ranging from 3.1 to 36.2 miles and from 55 to 4,022 feet 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: 4.2 mi • Est. 1 h 42 m
Portage Pass Trail is a 4.2 mile 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 and isShow more
#2 - South Fork Eagle River Trail
Chugach National Forest
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Length: 10.7 mi • Est. 5 h 22 m
South Fork Eagle River Trail is a 10.7 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Eagle River, Alaska that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hikinShow more
#3 - Thunderbird Falls Trail
Chugach National Forest
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Length: 1.8 mi • 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
#4 - Slaughter Gultch Via Juneau Trail
Chugach National Forest
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Length: 5 mi • Est. 3 h 20 m
Please note: There is limited parking at this trailhead. If the parking lot is full please find a different place to hike to prevent overcrowding.Show more
#5 - Lost Lake Trail
Chugach National Forest
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Length: 13.8 mi • Est. 7 h 20 m
Lost Lake Trail is a 13.8 mile 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 and is Show more
#6 - Rendezvous Peak Trail
Chugach National Forest
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Length: 3.1 mi • 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: 16.1 mi • Est. 8 h 14 m
Williwaw Lakes Trail is a 16.1 mile 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, walkiShow more
#8 - Resurrection Pass Trail
Chugach National Forest
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Length: 36.2 mi • Est. Multi-day
Resurrection Pass Trail is a 36.2 mile 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 activity Show more
#9 - Lost Lake via Primrose Trail
Chugach National Forest
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Length: 13.3 mi • Est. 7 h 6 m
Lost Lake via Primrose Trail is a 13.3 mile 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 also aShow more
#10 - Turnagain Arm Trail
Chugach National Forest
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Length: 4.1 mi • Est. 2 h 9 m
Turnagain Arm Trail is a 4.1 mile 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 used for Show more
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