12 Low-Key Hikes In Alaska With Amazing Payoffs

Alaska is an enormous and wild place, and sometimes figuring out how to find an accessible part of all that beauty can be a challenge. No need to worry! We’ve found the best easy hikes for you to get to the most stunning vistas in the state. So, head out on these relaxing, low-key hikes and bring the whole gang to enjoy these lovely spots in Alaska. You won’t be disappointed by the simplicity of the trails or the payoffs at the end. Bask in the glow of the springtime sun and start your Alaskan adventures now, since with Alaska’s short summers, every day counts.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/

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If you love hiking, check out 13 Of The Greatest Hiking Trails On Earth Are Right Here In Alaska. Or you might enjoy these 8 Gorgeous Alaska Waterfalls Hiding In Plain Sight With No Hiking Required.

How many of these hikes have you tried? Tell us about it in the comments below.