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Palmer Creek Lakes is a 2.7 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Hope, Alaska that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

Length 2.7 mi Elevation gain 921 ft Route type Out & Back

Dogs on leash

Kid friendly

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Stacey T.
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Perfect

Todd Gallant
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steep up, short, trail in good condition. BEAUTIFUL!! waterfalls, lakes, tundra, snow...

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Shivan Pande
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Amazing hike. Once you get to the end of the road it's roughly 3 miles round trip to the lakes. you'll have to walk through some thick brush but it eventually opens up nicely. if you get to a major creek crossing head left up towards the mountain - you'll see a trail leading up to the lakes. the climb does get steep but it'll be over before you know it. the hike back down is even more stunning than the way up. the drive back to hope also offers amazing views both ways. highly worth doing if you're in the area.

Anna Gionet
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Went on a pouring rain day.. was nice steep hill!

Lu Ravazi
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It’s a steep up hill hike. However the two lakes and the view are worth it.

Adriana Fournier
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Amazing fall colors. Nobody in trail but us. Very windy at the top but the view of the twin lakes is beyond beautiful.

Tyler Schlereth
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This is one of the prettiest places I have seen in Alaska. Though it is rated Easy, it does have some steep inclines....or maybe I'm just out of shape lol. Highly recommend going to this place!!!

Bryan Carey
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Great family hike in easy to access alpine. Marker showing start is incorrect. Follow road to end gate. Trail goes along old road quarter mile before going up to the left near a large waterfall. Map does show but there are two alpine lakes above the waterfall. Higher lake has ice bergs throughout the summer. Brought elementary age girl up for first overnight backpacking trip. Great hiking with snow fields above lakes.

Preston Becker
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Todd Gallant
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Charlie Matthews
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cindy Nunn
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Jacob Schooley
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Lisa Kenning
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Mackenzie Carpenter
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Lauren Pande
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Jennifer Whitelock
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Brian W.
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Sarah Brown
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Sarah Brown
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Madeleine Garone
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Todd Gallant
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Brian Leon
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Anna Yurkova
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Cherish Jordan
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Kwame Micheal
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