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Best trails in Seward

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Looking for a great trail near Seward, Alaska? AllTrails has 26 great hiking trails, trail running trails, views 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. If you're looking for the best trails in Kenai Fjords National Park, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Caines Head State Recreation Area or Two Lakes Park. Ready for some activity? There are 13 moderate trails in Seward ranging from 1.9 to 13.8 miles and from 3 to 2,919 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 Seward
Top trails (26)
#1 - Harding Ice Field Trail
Kenai Fjords National Park
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Length: 9.7 mi • Est. 6 h 29 m
Harding Ice Field Trail is a 9.7 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Seward, Alaska that features a waterfall and is rated as difficult. The trail offers a number of activity optioShow more
#2 - Exit Glacier Trail
Kenai Fjords National Park
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Length: 2.2 mi • Est. 1 h 11 m
The Exit Glacier Area is open year-round. Upon the arrival of snow, usually in mid-November, the road to Exit Glacier is inaccessible to cars, due to a state road closure, but open to winter recreatioShow more
#3 - Lost Lake Trail
Chugach National Forest
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Length: 13.8 mi • Est. 7 h 20 m
Lost Lake Trail is a 13.8 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Seward, Alaska that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is Show more
#4 - Mount Marathon Hiker's Trail
Seward, Alaska
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Length: 4.1 mi • Est. 3 h 38 m
Mount Marathon Hiker's Trail is a 4.1 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Seward, Alaska that offers scenic views and is rated as difficult. The trail offers a number of activity optionShow more
#5 - Lost Lake via Primrose Trail
Chugach National Forest
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Length: 13.3 mi • Est. 7 h 6 m
Lost Lake via Primrose Trail is a 13.3 mile out and back trail located near Seward, Alaska that features a lake. The trail is rated as moderate and offers a number of activity options. Dogs are also aShow more
#6 - Caines Head Trail
Caines Head State Recreation Area
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Length: 14 mi • Est. 8 h 53 m
SAFETY NOTE: It is important to time your trip around the tides. The three mile stretch of beach between Tonsina Point and North Beach can be hiked only during a tide of +3 or lower. Leave the trail hShow more
#7 - Ptarmigan Lake Trail
Chugach National Forest
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Length: 6.8 mi • Est. 3 h 27 m
Ptarmigan Lake Trail is a 6.8 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Seward, Alaska that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, camping, andShow more
#8 - Resurrection River Trail
Chugach National Forest
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Length: 8.7 mi • Est. 4 h 18 m
This trail leads you through spruce trees along the Resurrection River Valley. It is narrow in some places, maybe twelve inches wide. There is lots of up and down, but nothing too difficult. In additiShow more
#9 - Tonsina River Trail
Seward, Alaska
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Length: 4.1 mi • Est. 2 h 10 m
If you park at the upper trailhead parking area, there's a $5 parking fee. This is a year-round trail, so lots of people will usually be out when the weather is nice. It's also a fairly easy trail anShow more
#10 - Skyline Trail
Seward, Alaska
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Length: 4 mi • Est. 2 h 44 m
Beautiful views of the surrounding area. Also known as 'The Bowl'.Show more
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