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202 mi 324 km of trail 25 Hikes

Easy Trails 8 Trails Intermediate Trails 38 Trails Hard Trails 52 Trails

Hikes in Chugach State Park - 25

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Favorite Fall Tundra in Chugach State Park.
Difficult

Crow Pass / Eagle River Trail - Iditarod National Historic Trail

23.0 mi 37.1 km • Point to Point • 3,013 ft Ascent 918.26 m Ascent

(14) Girdwood, AK
Favorite View of the Cook Inlet from the top of Penguin Peak
Very Difficult

Penguin Ridge Traverse

16.2 mi 26.0 km • Point to Point • 7,876 ft Ascent 2400.55 m Ascent

(2) Girdwood, AK
Favorite Cook Inlet, Alaska
Difficult

Flattop Mountain

3.0 mi 4.8 km • Loop • 1,244 ft Ascent 379.13 m Ascent

(17) Anchorage, AK
Favorite From the summit of Flattop. Chugach Mountains, Alaska.
Difficult

Flatttop to Ptarmigan Loop

9.4 mi 15.1 km • Loop • 4,135 ft Ascent 1260.28 m Ascent

(3) Elmendo…, AK
Favorite Knoya summit view looking east northeast toward Temptation Peak (and a malamute)
Difficult

Tikishla Peak Loop

14.1 mi 22.6 km • Loop • 5,022 ft Ascent 1530.83 m Ascent

(2) Elmendo…, AK
Favorite Summit view looking north toward Knik Arm and Denali.
Difficult

Harp Mountain

3.2 mi 5.1 km • Out and Back • 2,593 ft Ascent 790.43 m Ascent

(1) Eagle R…, AK
Favorite Summit view looking south toward Flute and Organ Glaciers.
Very Difficult

Cumulus Mountain

9.5 mi 15.3 km • Out and Back • 4,371 ft Ascent 1332.23 m Ascent

(2) Eagle R…, AK
Favorite Wolverine Peak Trail, with Mt. Redoubt volcano on the horizon.
Difficult

Wolverine Peak

9.7 mi 15.7 km • Loop • 3,542 ft Ascent 1079.53 m Ascent

(11) Elmendo…, AK

Trails in Chugach State Park - 73

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2.5 mi 4.0 km #1Bird Ridge Trail
Difficult
Girdwood, AK
Difficult
2.5 mi 4.0 km Girdwood, AK
0.8 mi 1.3 km #2Flattop Mountain Trail
Difficult
Anchorage, AK
Difficult
0.8 mi 1.3 km Anchorage, AK
3.7 mi 6.0 km #3Flattop - Ptarmigan Route
Difficult
Anchorage, AK
Difficult
3.7 mi 6.0 km Anchorage, AK
9.4 mi 15.1 km #4Turnagain Arm Trail
Intermediate
Anchorage, AK
Intermediate
9.4 mi 15.1 km Anchorage, AK
5.5 mi 8.9 km #5South Raina Peak Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Eagle River, AK
Intermediate/Difficult
5.5 mi 8.9 km Eagle River, AK
2.0 mi 3.3 km #6Indianhouse Ridge Trail
Difficult
Girdwood, AK
Difficult
2.0 mi 3.3 km Girdwood, AK
2.9 mi 4.6 km #7McHugh Peak Trail North
Intermediate/Difficult
Elmendorf Air Force Base, AK
Intermediate/Difficult
2.9 mi 4.6 km Elmendorf Air Force Base, AK
2.3 mi 3.7 km #8Knoya Peak Trail
Difficult
Elmendorf Air Force Base, AK
Difficult
2.3 mi 3.7 km Elmendorf Air Force Base, AK
3.7 mi 5.9 km #9Bold Peak Route
Very Difficult
Butte, AK
Very Difficult
3.7 mi 5.9 km Butte, AK
2.6 mi 4.2 km #10Twin Peaks Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Butte, AK
Intermediate/Difficult
2.6 mi 4.2 km Butte, AK
1.5 mi 2.4 km #11Near Point Trail - South Ridge
Intermediate
Elmendorf Air Force Base, AK
Intermediate
1.5 mi 2.4 km Elmendorf Air Force Base, AK
1.8 mi 2.9 km #12Pepper Peak Trail
Difficult
Butte, AK
Difficult
1.8 mi 2.9 km Butte, AK
2.2 mi 3.5 km #13Blacktail Rocks Route
Difficult
Eagle River, AK
Difficult
2.2 mi 3.5 km Eagle River, AK
3.5 mi 5.6 km #14Bold Ridge Trail
Difficult
Butte, AK
Difficult
3.5 mi 5.6 km Butte, AK
0.8 mi 1.2 km #15Flattop Backside Trail
Difficult
Elmendorf Air Force Base, AK
Difficult
0.8 mi 1.2 km Elmendorf Air Force Base, AK
1.4 mi 2.2 km #16North Suicide Peak-Southwest Gully Route
Very Difficult
Elmendorf Air Force Base, AK
Very Difficult
1.4 mi 2.2 km Elmendorf Air Force Base, AK
0.8 mi 1.2 km #17The Wedge Route
Intermediate
Elmendorf Air Force Base, AK
Intermediate
0.8 mi 1.2 km Elmendorf Air Force Base, AK
1.7 mi 2.7 km #18Basher Trail
Intermediate
Elmendorf Air Force Base, AK
Intermediate
1.7 mi 2.7 km Elmendorf Air Force Base, AK
1.4 mi 2.2 km #19Penguin Peak Route
Difficult
Girdwood, AK
Difficult
1.4 mi 2.2 km Girdwood, AK
0.9 mi 1.5 km #20Homicide Peak Route
Very Difficult
Elmendorf Air Force Base, AK
Very Difficult
0.9 mi 1.5 km Elmendorf Air Force Base, AK

Photos of Chugach State Park - 123

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Rainbow Peak scramble with expansive views.
Feb 16, 2018 near Elmendo…, AK
The east face of South Pioneer Peak just below the summit.
Jan 26, 2018 near Butte, AK
Knoya summit view looking east northeast toward Temptation Peak (and a malamute)
Apr 30, 2018 near Elmendo…, AK
Summit photo above the fog
Jan 25, 2018 near Girdwood, AK
Tucker Mountain summit looking west at the ridgeline
Apr 30, 2018 near Eagle R…, AK
Summit view looking north toward Knik Arm and Denali.
Feb 15, 2018 near Elmendo…, AK
Summit photo on top of the finger-like rock formation.
Feb 1, 2018 near Elmendo…, AK
Fall Tundra in Chugach State Park.
Apr 12, 2016 near Elmendo…, AK