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Address: 38821 Ekultna Lake Road, Ekultna, Anchorage, AK 99501-3557
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+1 907-269-8400

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Beautiful with lots of 'up, up and up!"

Great views. Very worth the hike. It is a pretty constant and incline though so be prepared to walk up, a lot. Then down, a lot :) You will definitely feel accomplished and some... read more

Reviewed 24 July 2016
Lindsay J
San Antonio, Texas
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San Antonio, Texas
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Reviewed 24 July 2016

Great views. Very worth the hike. It is a pretty constant and incline though so be prepared to walk up, a lot. Then down, a lot :) You will definitely feel accomplished and some beautiful photos when you're finished!

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Anchorage, Alaska, United States
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Reviewed 13 June 2016

I discovered this hike last summer, and I love it! It's a tough uphill, but no loose rock or anything that would require you to feel unsafe. Bring plenty of snacks and water, and plan to go beyond the second bench. You can continue to Twin Peaks, or Pepper Peak. The view of Eklutna lake is absolutely breathtaking. Add this... More 

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San Francisco, California
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Reviewed 5 October 2015

It could have been the beautiful sunny 65 degree day or the fact that I was in a great mood, but this was my favorite of the 5 hikes that my husband and I went on during our trip to Alaska. The trailhead starts off at the base of Eklutna Lake (which is totally serene and beautiful). If you're not... More 

1 Thank Sarah K
Jersey City, New Jersey
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Reviewed 6 September 2014 via mobile

We did this trail the next day after doing the flattop hike in Anchorage. If I were to chose one then I would recommend the flattop hike. This would come number 2. Below are what I liked and didnt like on this hike Liked 1. Beat the crowds. Very few people do this. So you will definitely have the whole... More 

5 Thank SagarSavla
Palmer, Alaska
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Reviewed 21 June 2014

One of the most beautiful mountain peaks in Palmer, Alaska, this hike offers views of the peaks from the south face which is accessed from Eklutna Lake Road. You will also be able to see Eklutna Lake as you ascend the trail and look back. You may see mountain goats and or sheep as you near the peaks. This is... More 

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