Hiking The Middle Fork to Williwaw Lakes
The 30th most popular hiking trail in Alaska.
Thursday 21 July 2016 03:59 GMT
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. Several of the better hiking trails are nearby Middle Fork to Williwaw Lakes including Tony Knowles Coastal Trail, Hilltop Trails, Kincaid Park, Crow Pass / Iditarod Trail, Eklutna Lakeside Trail and Twin Peaks TrailBold Ridge Trail.