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Take This Fall Foliage Train Ride Through Alaska For A One-Of-A-Kind Experience

The fall season in Alaska starts around the end of August and is generally in full foliage swing by the ‘official’ end of summer. This fascinating journey on the Hurricane Turn Train with the Alaska Railroad is raved about by locals and visitors alike, and for good reason. Not only do you get to experience a little slice of life off the grid as the train stops to pick up locals living and adventurers in the raw, rugged backcountry – but the scenery will literally make your jaw drop from start to finish. Everyone in Alaska should have this renowned experience at least once in their lifetime.

For a more up-close-and-personal look into a fall foliage experience with the Alaska Railroad, check out this great YouTube video below with captivating footage from on board the train going north towards Denali National Park and Preserve.

If you thought that was amazing, check out these 23 gorgeous spots to see fall foliage that will show you Alaska like you’ve never seen before. Even though fall is already in full bloom and the termination dust has flown, you’re also sure to relate to these 16 undeniable signs that fall is almost here in Alaska.

Courtney Stanley
Living and loving life in Alaska, Courtney enjoys living a happy life based on simple principles; work hard, be kind, stay humble. She is appreciative everyday for the ability to live a subsistence based lifestyle thanks to the bounty of natural resources that Alaska has to offer. Her hobbies include running, fly fishing, hiking & snowboarding.