Southeast of Anchorage and Indian in the Chugach State Park, the Bird Creek Valley Trail follows the creek for 5.5 miles one-way up toward Bird Pass. The route passes large trees along the way.
To reach the horseback riding trailhead from Anchorage, head southeast on the Seward Highway to Mile 101. Head northeast for 0.6 miles to the Bird Creek Valley Trailhead.
Overall, Bird Creek Valley Horse Trail is the 4th most popular horse trail of all 6 horseback rides in Alaska.