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51 mi 82 km of trail 5 Recommended Routes

Gems 4 Gems Easy Trails 13 Trails Intermediate Trails 10 Trails Hard Trails 7 Trails
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Gems in Southeast Alaska - 4

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gem Favorite Ice calves off of the Margerie Glacier. Photo credit: NPS Photo.

Margerie Glacier

(8) Haines, AK
gem Favorite Lynn Canal is gorgeous looking southeast from the summit of Mt. Juneau.

Mt. Juneau Summit

(3) Juneau, AK
gem Favorite A shot from Picnic Rock showing the Sisters on the left, Arrowhead in the center, and Bear Mountain above Silver Bay on the right.

Picnic Rock on Mount Verstovia

(2) Sitka, AK
gem Favorite Mendenhall Glacier flowed strongly in 1980. Since then, it has receded about a mile, but it is still beautiful.

Mendenhall Glacier

(5) Juneau, AK

Recommended Routes in Southeast Alaska - 5

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Favorite Just beyond Happy Camp. Beautiful fall colors.
Difficult

The Chilkoot Trail

33.0 mi 53.1 km 5,805' Up 1769.32 m Up 3,711' Down 1131.15 m Down

Haines, AK
Favorite 360-degree views when on this ridge.
Difficult

Gastineau Peak Out and Back

8.2 mi 13.2 km 3,331' Up 1015.16 m Up 3,330' Down 1015.13 m Down

Juneau, AK
Favorite The Beach Trail provides beautiful views of Bartlett Cove and some wonderful sunset glows. Photo credit: NPS Photo.
Intermediate

Point Gustavus

13.0 mi 20.9 km 158' Up 48.21 m Up 158' Down 48.21 m Down

Juneau, AK
Favorite Pink mushrooms dot the groundcover in late August throughout Glacier Bay's moss forests.
Easy

Forest Loop Trail

1.1 mi 1.8 km 100' Up 30.53 m Up 97' Down 29.66 m Down

Juneau, AK
Favorite The tidal flats on the Bartlett River make a beautiful foreground to the Fairweather Range.
Easy/Intermediate

Bartlett River Trail

3.6 mi 5.7 km 261' Up 79.53 m Up 261' Down 79.53 m Down

Juneau, AK

Trails in Southeast Alaska - 25

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4.9 mi 8.0 km #1Mt. Roberts Trail
Difficult
Juneau, AK
Difficult
Juneau, AK
2.5 mi 4.1 km #2Mt. Juneau Trail
Difficult
Juneau, AK
Difficult
Juneau, AK
2.3 mi 3.8 km #3Perseverance Trail
Intermediate
Juneau, AK
Intermediate
Juneau, AK
3.1 mi 4.9 km #4Mt. Bradley Jumbo Trail
Very Difficult
Juneau, AK
Very Difficult
Juneau, AK
1.9 mi 3.0 km #5Sturgill's Landing Trail
Difficult
Haines, AK
Difficult
Haines, AK
2.0 mi 3.2 km #6Upper Dewey Lake Trail
Difficult
Haines, AK
Difficult
Haines, AK
2.9 mi 4.6 km #7East Glacier Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Juneau, AK
Intermediate/Difficult
Juneau, AK
2.2 mi 3.6 km #8Dan Moller Trail #518
Intermediate
Juneau, AK
Intermediate
Juneau, AK
2.6 mi 4.2 km #9Lower Dewey Lake Trail
Difficult
Haines, AK
Difficult
Haines, AK
0.7 mi 1.2 km #10Gold Creek Flume Trail
Easy
Juneau, AK
Easy
Juneau, AK
1.0 mi 1.6 km #11Basin Road
Easy
Juneau, AK
Easy
Juneau, AK
4.8 mi 7.7 km #12Bartlett Lake Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Juneau, AK
Easy/Intermediate
Juneau, AK
1.1 mi 1.7 km #13Rainbird Trail
Intermediate
Ketchikan, AK
Intermediate
Ketchikan, AK
0.4 mi 0.7 km #14Yakutania Point
Easy
Haines, AK
Easy
Haines, AK
5.7 mi 9.2 km #15Point Gustavus Route
Intermediate
Juneau, AK
Intermediate
Juneau, AK
1.7 mi 2.7 km #16Mount Verstovia Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Sitka, AK
Intermediate/Difficult
Sitka, AK
2.3 mi 3.7 km #17Eaglecrest Service Road
Intermediate
Juneau, AK
Intermediate
Juneau, AK
1.0 mi 1.6 km #18Nugget Falls Trail #33752
Easy
Juneau, AK
Easy
Juneau, AK
0.5 mi 0.8 km #19Indian Point Trail
Intermediate
Juneau, AK
Intermediate
Juneau, AK
0.8 mi 1.3 km #20Beach Trail
Easy
Juneau, AK
Easy
Juneau, AK
0.4 mi 0.6 km #21Forest Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Juneau, AK
Easy/Intermediate
Juneau, AK
0.6 mi 0.9 km #22Tlingit Trail
Easy
Juneau, AK
Easy
Juneau, AK
0.4 mi 0.6 km #23Campground Trail
Easy
Juneau, AK
Easy
Juneau, AK
2.2 mi 3.6 km #24Nagoonberry Loop Trail
Easy
Juneau, AK
Easy
Juneau, AK
3.0 mi 4.8 km #25Bartlett Lake/Towers Trail
Easy
Juneau, AK
Easy
Juneau, AK

Photos of Southeast Alaska - 105

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360-degree views when on this ridge.
Aug 7, 2017 near Juneau, AK
A shot from Picnic Rock showing the Sisters on the left, Arrowhead in the center, and Bear Mountain above Silver Bay on the right.
Aug 20, 2020 near Sitka, AK
Ice calves off of the Margerie Glacier. Photo credit: NPS Photo.
Jun 1, 2017 near Haines, AK
The Beach Trail provides beautiful views of Bartlett Cove and some wonderful sunset glows. Photo credit: NPS Photo.
Jun 1, 2017 near Juneau, AK
Sunrise hits the Fairweather Mountains above the Margerie Glacier. Photo credit: NPS Photo.
Jun 1, 2017 near Haines, AK
Mt Juneau, almost summer to the top view.
Jun 25, 2018 near Juneau, AK
Marjerie Glacier is striking from up close. This was taken from as close as the boat dared to go - nobody wanted a calving iceberg to land on the boat.
Jan 8, 2017 near Haines, AK
Panorama of the Brady Ice Field above Reid Glacier, Glacier Bay National Park, Alaska.
Jun 16, 2016 near Haines, AK