This Beautiful Trail in Alaska Leads You Right To A Gorgeous Hot Spring

Head out on the Angel Rocks to the Chena Hot Springs trailhead for a beautiful hike year-round. This awesome adventure is a perennial favorite with those who frequent the Interior. Spend a full day taking in the amazing sights and the crisp Alaskan air on a scenic drive to the trailhead followed by a great hike through the hills. Arrive at the hot springs with a fabulous outdoor rock pool, filled with mineral water prized for having rejuvenating properties. You’ll love this day trip in Interior Alaska, especially in August and September when the leaves are afire – but any time of year will do. This hot spring in Alaska is truly almost too good to be true. Check it out:

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Find out more about Chena Hot Springs in Everyone In Alaska Must Visit This Epic Hot Spring As Soon As Possible.

Read more about the trail to Chena Hot Springs on AllTrails. Have you hiked from Angel Rocks to Chena Hot Springs? Tell us about it in the comments!

Address: Chena Hot Springs Road, Chena Hot Springs Rd, Alaska 99712, USA
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Hot Springs in Alaska

January 27, 2022

How many natural hot springs in Alaska are there?  

Alaska is home to a decently sized handful of natural hot springs. Though the vastness of the state means it’s hard to say exactly how many there are, we do know that there are at least 79 natural hot springs in Alaska. Nearly half of these occur along the Aleutian chain and along the Alaskan Peninsula. Others can be found in various points across the state, like in southeastern Alaska; some of those include Baranof Warm Springs, Chief Shakes Hot Springs, and White Sulphur Hot Springs – among plenty of others. More can be found in the western part of the state, and still more in the central areas of the state. It’s a great place to be when it comes to hot springs! Many folks may not think of Alaska as a hot spring paradise, but maybe they ought to.  

What are some wonderful winter getaways in Alaska?  

That’s more like it! Alaska is the perfect place for an epic winter getaway. Like, come on – Alaska really shines when the snow begins to fall! There are almost endless things to do, see, and experience; this state really comes alive during the coldest time of year. For example, you could always visit any of the above-mentioned hot springs and/or hot springs resorts with that special someone; few things are as lovely as soaking in a nice, hot spring during a brisk and chilly day – especially with your special person. Other ideas include watching the northern lights dance across the sky from an amazing cabin or Airbnb rental, enjoying a winter horseback ride in the Kenai Peninsula, going on a water top cruise through the Tracy Arm Fjord… seriously, the possibilities are almost endless. For some more ideas, check out this list of 18 amazing places in Alaska you have to get on that bucket list ASAP.  

Address: Chena Hot Springs Road, Chena Hot Springs Rd, Alaska 99712, USA