Hiking The Bernard Creek Trail

The 11th most popular hiking trail in Alaska.

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The Bernard Creek Trail is found at milepost 78.9 of the Richardson Highway in south-central Alaska. This 15 mile uphill hike on dirt road crosses some creeks on its way above the treeline to a small lake near Kimball Pass. Lots of vistas.

Overall, Bernard Creek Trail is the 11th most popular hiking trail of all 54 hikes in Alaska.

Bernard Creek Trail Hiking Map



Local Contact(s):  BLM (907) 822-3217; Alaska Tourism (907) 465-2010; The Maps Place, Anchorage (907) 563-6277.

Recommended Book:  "Alaska Hiking Adventures" from Dean Littlepage

Best Season:  Summer

Average Difficulty:  Easy

Base Camp:  Copper Center

Luxury Loding:  Lake Louise Lodge (907) 822-3311; New Caribou Hotel (800) 478-3302

Breakfast Restaurant:  Copper Center

GPS:  61.6604, -145.1841

Date Published:  5/18/2016

Date Updated:  8/12/2016

ID:  6823

Bernard Creek Trail Hiking Map


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