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Anchorage (Falcon Guides Best Hikes Near)

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Essential gear for every adventure

 Outfit Your Mind™

 
Take a Hike!

Who says you have to travel far from home

to go on a great hike?

 
This guide describes more than thirty of the best hikes within an hours drive of Anchorage—from a whole host of spectacular trails in Chugach State Park to inviting urban trails for after-work jaunts. Whether youre in the mood for an easy nature walk or a strenuous day hike or even an overnighter, this guide offers plenty to choose from:
 
• Twin Peaks Trail—great views and wilderness adventure

• Hillside Trail System

• Flattop Mountain Trail

• Historic Iditarod Trail

• Turnagain Arm Trail–with beautiful views of Cook Inlet

• Winter Creek Trail—with its mature spruce trees

• Tony Knowles Coastal Trail and other urban trails

 
Each hike features full-color photos; a brief route description; thorough directions to the trailhead and beyond (GPS coordinates included); a detailed, accurate trail map; and at-a-glance information on distance and difficulty level, hiking time, canine compatibility, and fees and permits. Inside youll also find Green Tips and sidebars on local lore, points of interest, tips for hiking in bear country, and the areas incredible array of wildlife.

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Best Hikes Near Anchorage covers many of the best and most popular hiking trails in and around Anchorage, including the nearly 500,000 acres of Alaska's Chugach State Park.

Synopsis:

Best Hikes Near Anchorage focuses on day hikes for visitors, people new to the Anchorage area, and families wanting to hike together. In addition to its excellent color photos portraying Anchorage, the surrounding area, and the pristine character of Chugach State Park, it includes fascinating information about Alaskas natural history and critical information about Chugach State Park, including park rules, best times to hike, and tips for hiking in bear country. Readers will find information about the streams and water in the park, as well as local climate and information about places to see and things to do while in the Anchorage area.

About the Author

John Tyson is a freelance photographer and writer whose work has appeared in numerous national magazines, calendars, and books. He resides in Eagle River, Alaska, where he makes his home in the Chugach Mountains with his wife, Madelyn.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780762743568
Author:
Tyson, John
Publisher:
Falcon Press Publishing
Subject:
United States / West / Pacific (AK, CA, HI, NV, OR, WA)
Subject:
Hiking
Subject:
Alaska
Subject:
United States - West - Pacific (General)
Subject:
Walking
Subject:
Hiking - Alaska - Anchorage
Subject:
United States - Pacific - Alaska
Subject:
Outdoors - Camping and Hiking
Edition Description:
First
Series:
Best Hikes Near Series
Publication Date:
20090531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Color photo and maps
Pages:
176
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in

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Sports and Outdoors » Outdoors » Camping and Hiking » General
Travel » North America » United States » Alaska
Travel » North America » United States » Western States

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Best Hikes Near Anchorage covers many of the best and most popular hiking trails in and around Anchorage, including the nearly 500,000 acres of Alaska's Chugach State Park.
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Best Hikes Near Anchorage focuses on day hikes for visitors, people new to the Anchorage area, and families wanting to hike together. In addition to its excellent color photos portraying Anchorage, the surrounding area, and the pristine character of Chugach State Park, it includes fascinating information about Alaskas natural history and critical information about Chugach State Park, including park rules, best times to hike, and tips for hiking in bear country. Readers will find information about the streams and water in the park, as well as local climate and information about places to see and things to do while in the Anchorage area.

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