Located in Alaska, the mountain biking in Kenai Peninsula is known for five fun MTB trails. The best Kenai Peninsula mountain biking based on popularity are considered to be Devils Pass Trail, Resurrection Pass Trail System, Primrose - Lost Lake Trail, Johnson Pass Trail, and Cresent Lake Trail. For a detailed trail description and printable trailhead map, just select a Kenai Peninsula mountain biking trail below.
South of Anchorage and north of Cooper Landing on the Kenai Peninsula, the 10 mile Devils Pass trail is a local favorite where you can occasionally view bear, moose and sheep. The first four miles have steep, uphill grades, slight decline after pass. It is well maintained though may be wet/muddy in places.
South of Anchorage and north of Cooper Landing on the Kenai Peninsula, the Resurrection Pass Trail System runs 38 miles and connnects the towns of Hope and Cooper Landing. The main trail is easy to moderate and the side trails are moderate to strenuous. The mountain bike trailhead is located 85 miles from Anchorage, just 4.5 miles south of Hope on Resurrection Creek Road, and provides access to the 72 miles system.
South of Anchorage on the Kenai Peninsula, a combination of the Lost Lake Trail (7.6 mi./2000' climb) with the Primrose Trail (8 mi./2000' descent) makes for a great adventure through lush arctic plateaus with vistas of glacial mountain tops. The mountain bike ride starts off Sewards Highway with a climb up Lost Lake Trail through dense Alaskan Rain Forest. As the forest breaks, there are magnificent views of the Resurrection Peaks and nearby waterfalls.
On the Kenai Peninsula, the 6 mile Cresent Lake Trail follows Crescent Creek gradually upward through birch-aspen forests. It climbs over a low ridge and drops into scenic Crescent Creek Canyon. Trail alternates between open meadows with many wildflowers, and forested areas. Crescent Lake lies just below treeline.