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Best trails in Fairbanks

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Looking for a great trail near Fairbanks, Alaska? AllTrails has 45 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. You'll also find some great local park options, like Creamers Field State Game Refuge or University of Alaska Fairbanks . Just looking to take a quick stroll? We've got 25 easy trails in Fairbanks ranging from 0.8 to 7.1 miles and from 419 to 1,555 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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Map of trails in Fairbanks
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#1 - Angel Rocks Trail
Chena River State Recreation Area
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Length: 3.6 mi • Est. 2 h 16 m
Angel Rocks Trail is a 3.6 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Fairbanks, Alaska that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is bestShow more
#2 - Granite Tors Loop Trail
Chena River State Recreation Area
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Length: 14.1 mi • Est. 7 h 56 m
Granite Tors Loop Trail is a 14.1 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Fairbanks, Alaska that features a river and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking,Show more
#3 - Summit Trail to Wickersham Dome
Fairbanks, Alaska
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Length: 7 mi • Est. 3 h 45 m
Summit Trail to Wickersham Dome is a 7 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Fairbanks, Alaska that features a great forest setting and is rated as difficult. The trail is primariShow more
#4 - Boreal Forest and Seasonal Wetland Trail
Creamers Field State Game Refuge
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Length: 2.1 mi • Est. 58 m
Boreal Forest and Seasonal Wetland Trail is a 2.1 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Fairbanks, Alaska that features a great forest setting and is good for all skill levels. The trail Show more
#5 - Chena Hot Springs via Angel Rocks Trail
Chena River State Recreation Area
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Length: 8.4 mi • Est. 4 h 24 m
Note: Trail can be done as an out and back, but the trail starts at the Angel Rocks trailhead and ends at Chena Hotsprings. Then once you end, most people have rides back to get their car and soak at Show more
#6 - Monument Creek Trail
Fairbanks, Alaska
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Length: 2.9 mi • Est. 1 h 19 m
Monument Creek Trail is a 2.9 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Fairbanks, Alaska that features hot springs and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity optShow more
#7 - Ballaine Lake Trail
Fairbanks, Alaska
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Length: 4 mi • Est. 1 h 59 m
During the winter, there are separate trails for walking and crosscountry skiing. Follow the signs for your chosen activity!Show more
#8 - Pinnell Mountain Trail
Steese National Conservation Area
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Length: 22.4 mi • Est. 11 h 52 m
This trail is one of the few primitive trails in central Alaska that is maintained. The trail begins at Eagle Summit and offers views of the White Mountains, the Alaska Range, the Crazy Mountains and Show more
#9 - Chena Dome Trail
Chena River State Recreation Area
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Length: 30.1 mi • Est. Multi-day
Chena Dome Trail is a 30.1 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Fairbanks, Alaska that offers the chance to see wildlife and is only recommended for very experienced adventurers. The traShow more
#10 - Skarland, Baseline, and Powerline Trail Loop
University of Alaska Fairbanks
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Length: 5.4 mi • Est. 2 h 36 m
Skarland, Baseline, and Powerline Trail Loop is a 5.4 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Fairbanks, Alaska that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of aShow more
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