Alaska is undoubtedly home to some pretty amazing hiking trails across the state. But many of the most famous ones can be really hard, have difficult skill levels, and be geared towards experienced hikers. For those new to hiking, or with a shorter amount of time to spend on a trail, we’ve compiled a list of the best hikes in Alaska under two miles. There’s truly a little something for everyone on this list!
What are you waiting for? Lace up those hiking boots and explore Alaska’s scenery — without the long, difficult trails. Do you agree that these are some of the best hikes in Alaska? If so, be sure to share your thoughts with us in the comments below — we’d love to hear from you!
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Beth C. |March 06, 2022
What are some of the top natural wonders in Alaska?
It's no secret that Alaska is one of the most naturally-stunning places in the world. Brimming with epic mountain peaks, fjords, rivers, and lakes, the Last Frontier is truly bucket-list-worthy. No matter if you've lived there your entire life or are simply planning a quick visit, you'll likely want to know about the top natural wonders in Alaska. Well, we've got you covered! In fact, we've even put together a natural wonders road trip through Alaska. Some of the destinations on this list include Eagle Creek Nature Center in Eagle River, Eklutna Lake, Matanuska River Lookout, Matanuska Glacier State Recreation Site, the Boreal Forest as seen from the Glenn Highway, the Copper River, Worthington Glacier from the Richardson Highway, Horsetail Falls, and Valdez Glacier Lake. Curious to learn more? For all the details, check out our previous article: The Ultimate Alaska Natural Wonders Road Trip Is Right Here – And You’ll Want To Do It.