Penguin Peak Trail

MODERATE 3 reviews
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Penguin Peak Trail is a 5 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Girdwood, Alaska that offers the chance to see wildlife and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trips, and birding and is best used from June until August.

DISTANCE
5.0 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
3146 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

birding

hiking

nature trips

walking

forest

wildlife

snow

1 month ago

hiking
3 months ago

hiking
Thursday, July 14, 2016

The view from the top is pretty epic like just about any other hike in alaska. I would rate this hike as difficult, it is uphill the while time and about 1000 ft elevation gain for every mile. Also it not a crowded trail so I would be sure to be super bear aware.