Follow This Abandoned Railroad Trail For One Of The Most Unique Hikes In Alaska

This abandoned railroad trail is a short drive from Alaska’s largest city into the pastoral Matanuska-Susitna Valley. Get out of the city for a full day of wilderness fun. This trail is fairly easy and most people will enjoy the stroll along the river and through the picturesque forest. Arrange a shuttle and hike just one way, or turn around and hike out and back for a longer challenge. Before the snow falls, head out for a fabulous day hiking this abandoned railroad trail in Alaska.

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Palmer-Moose Creek Railroad Trail

Start: Eagle Avenue and Valley Way (Palmer)
End: Glenn Highway/SR 1 at Moose Creek (6 miles north of Palmer)

More information on the Palmer-Moose Creek Railroad Trail here.


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