Birding · Geological Significance · River/Creek · Views · Wildflowers · Wildlife
Childs Glacier Recreation Area is only accessibly by boat or plane due to multiple road washouts.
Need to Know
Bears are common in this area; always prepare appropriately.
This trail is only accessible by boat or plane since there are many washouts along the Copper River Highway.
This trail follows an old road along the Copper River where excellent views of the glacier can be seen at many sections. The hiker first enters thick vegetation, then parallels the river until reaching the Childs Glacier Recreation Area.
Flora & Fauna
Trail is paralleled by alder and cottonwood.
Bald eagles are frequently seen since there is an eagle nest nearby.
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