Hiking The Middle Fork to Williwaw Lakes

The 30th most popular hiking trail in Alaska.

East of Anchorage from the Prospect Height Trailhead, the Middle Fork to Williwaw Lakes route is a 6.5 mile one-way trek to the largest lake in the area. The hiking route has 1,600 feet of elevation gain. There are scenic views of Mt. Williwaw and mountain hemlock groves. The trail is accessible from Mile 1.3 of the Near Point Trail from the Prospect Heights Trailhead.

To reach the Prosepect Heights Trailhead from Anchorage, use the OMalley Road Exit of SR1 (Seward Highway). Head east on O Malley Road to Prospect Road. Follow Prospect Road east to trailhead.

Overall, Middle Fork to Williwaw Lakes is the 30th most popular hiking trail of all 54 hikes in Alaska.

Middle Fork to Williwaw Lakes 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:  Easy

Reference Source:  click here http://www.alaskastateparks.org/

Date Published:  

Date Updated:  7/18/2016

ID:  14352

Middle Fork to Williwaw Lakes Hiking Map


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