Explore the most popular trails near Gakona with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers and nature lovers like you.

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hiking
Wednesday, September 20, 2017

This hike was steep but at a good moderate pace. Beginning is nothing but just forest sceneries and then you'll hit up a creek. Then it gets a bit difficult because you would have to cross all the rocks and the creeks as you get further out. Be careful! I actually slipped twice into the creek and got all wet. It was a nice walk and the scenery isn't too bad. It was just fun overall but it's pretty difficult.

backpacking
Thursday, October 27, 2016

Beautiful hike out to the cabin, which we stayed at for 5 days. Has amazing views and is quite peaceful and serene. Once at the cabin the trail ends and the true hiking begins. We went at the end of May and I look forward to returning.

hiking
Sunday, October 02, 2016

This is a spectacular drive with many trails off the side abd at the end. If your vehicle has low clearance, be aware that you will have to drive through several creeks that run across the road surface, If the rail is heavy, you can get stuck on the wrong side. After 15 september, many facilities close down and, due to the remoteness, there are few facilities - so plan ahead.

on Caribou Creek Trail

hiking
Tuesday, September 06, 2016

Beautiful fall hike. The terrain was easy to cross and the footpath well maintained. You have to walk from the parking area to the trailhead on the road, but since there is no traffic it is not a problem.

hiking
Saturday, July 02, 2016

East, not much fun on a cloudy day as there is no view.

on Nabesna Road

birding
Saturday, December 26, 2015

Spectacular

hiking
Saturday, May 16, 2015

I liked this trail really great views and leads you up a to a pass. You do have to walk with the creek up so there is not a official trail there but it is fun hike up.

hiking
Saturday, May 16, 2015

I did a trail maintenance on this trail. And when it is clear sky's it is a nice view of the mountains. It is flat in the beginning and then leads gradually up the creek. Can get muddy in some parts. But the cabin at the end is nice and a good place to spend a night.

hiking
Saturday, September 23, 2017

hiking
Tuesday, August 16, 2016

hiking
Thursday, June 23, 2016