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Horsetail Falls

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One mile to the top with views of Horsetail Falls and Whittier along the way.


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Map Key

0.8

Miles

1.3

KM

Point to Point

615' 187 m

High

218' 67 m

Low

398' 121 m

Up

9' 3 m

Down

10%

Avg Grade (6°)

30%

Max Grade (17°)

Dogs Unknown

Features Views · Waterfall

Some places overgrown, trail hard to see.

Description

Follow Blackstone Road to the sign at the bottom of Reservoir Road that points the way to Horsetail Falls Trail. After passing around the gate at the beginning of the trail, the road leads you another 0.25 miles to where it narrows to an actual trail.

Narrow 1 mile to the top trail, with strobe, boardwalks and switchbacks along most. Trail ends at a platform overlooking Whittier.

Flora & Fauna

Raspberries and blueberries, spruce and alders.

Contacts

Shared By:

Shelley Statler

Trail Ratings

  4.0 from 1 vote

#2

in Portage

#14525

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#2

in Portage

#152

in Alaska

#14,525

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Jul 31, 2020
Marc Daniel
With Mila — 11h 45m