Hiking The Twin Peaks Trail

The 27th most popular hiking trail in Alaska.

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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.

Twin Peaks Trail Hiking Map



Local Contact(s):  CSP (907) 733-2675; Alaska Tourism (907) 465-2010.

Recommended Book:  "Alaska Hiking Adventures" from Dean Littlepage

Best Season:  May - Sep.

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

Reference Source:  click here http://dnr.alaska.gov/parks/

GPS:  61.4067, -149.1434

Date Published:  5/18/2016

Date Updated:  7/26/2016

ID:  14345

Twin Peaks Trail Hiking Map


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