Best running trails in Palmer, Alaska

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Explore the most popular running trails near Palmer with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers and nature lovers like you.
Map of running trails in Palmer, Alaska
Top trails (10)
#1 - Lazy Mountain Trail
Palmer, Alaska
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Length: 5.6 mi • Est. 4 h 17 m
#2 - Reflection Lake Trail
Palmer, Alaska
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Length: 1.1 mi • Est. 29 m
#3 - Gold Mint Trail: Short Version
Hatcher Pass East Management Area
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Length: 6.2 mi • Est. 3 h
#4 - Crevasse Moraine Trail
Palmer, Alaska
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Length: 9.3 mi • Est. 4 h 32 m
#5 - Palmer-Moose Creek Railroad Trail
Palmer, Alaska
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Length: 12.7 mi • Est. 6 h 16 m
#6 - Matanuska Experiment Farm Loop
Palmer, Alaska
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Length: 9.6 mi • Est. 4 h 51 m
This loop is set on agricultural research land owned by the University of Alaska Fairbanks. The hiking here is mostly flat with a few forested hills.Show more
#7 - Bee Tree Loop
Palmer, Alaska
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Length: 1.6 mi • Est. 1 h 9 m
Trailhead is Matanuska Peak Show more
#8 - Plumley-Maud Trail
Palmer, Alaska
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Length: 6.2 mi • Est. 2 h 54 m
Originally a logging road, this trail has many small 'logging' roads off of the main trail. It can used year-round for a multitude of activities. Can be accessed from either Maud Road or Plumley Road. Parking is limited at both ends so use roadside as parking and be aware of private residences.Show more
#9 - Old Glenn Highway Bike Path
Palmer, Alaska
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Length: 10.8 mi • Est. 4 h 51 m
#10 - Colony HS XC Trail
Palmer, Alaska
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Length: 1.1 mi • Est. 34 m