Hiking The Twin Peaks Trail
The 27th most popular hiking trail in Alaska.
Tuesday 26 July 2016 03:59 GMT
Northeast of Anchorage and Eagle River, the Twin Peaks Trail is a 3.2 mile one-way trek with scenic views and wildlife. It has 1,500 feet of elevation gain. The area is popular for berry picking in the late summer.
To reach the hiking trailhead from Anchorage, head northeast on Glenn Highway to Eklutna Road. Turn right heading southeast on Eklunta Road to the north end of the lake and the trailhead parking area.
Overall, Twin Peaks Trail is the 27th most popular hiking trail of all 54 hikes in Alaska. Several of the better hiking trails are nearby Twin Peaks Trail including Tony Knowles Coastal Trail, Hilltop Trails, Kincaid Park, Crow Pass / Iditarod Trail, Eklutna Lakeside Trail and Bold Ridge TrailEast Fork Trail.