Alaska Trails

It’s no secret that people come here to get outside, as Alaska has some of the most incredible scenery in the United States.  Alaska is a U.S. state located in the northwest extremity of North America.

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Trails in Alaska State Parks

By area, Alaska holds more than half of America’s national park lands. With 17 national park units and 16 national wildlife refuges, the options may seem limitless. Hikers will find an amazing trail system that snakes through most major communities, and every state and national park. Alaska has a trail for everyone, from accessible nature paths to challenging mountain hikes, which almost always leads to places so breathtaking, you’ll think you’re in a scene from some blockbuster adventure movie. Endless trails also exist for cyclists, joggers and walkers, while long-distance riders can use the highways, which vary in road surface and shoulder width. 

AVA Year Round Events in Alaska


Anchorage Trail Walkers

This is a group for anyone interested in walking/hiking/skiing on Anchorage’s AWESOME trails.

Alaska Hiking and Walking Tours

More Alaska Walking Tours

A walking tour is the perfect way to fill the space between larger adventures, and an even greater way to stretch your legs after the long flight to Alaska. Whether you’re exploring a section of downtown, a park, or a monument, these tours help you acquaint yourself with the area—and collect tips for other museums, restaurants, and local shops you’ll want to visit.

Alaska Zoo

The Alaska Zoo is a zoo in Anchorage, Alaska, located on 25 acres (10 ha) of the Anchorage Hillside. It is a popular attraction in Alaska, with nearly 200,000 visitors per year.[1]

The zoo is currently home to more than 100 birds and mammals[1] representing some 50 species. The zoo has the widest variety of animals native to the state of Alaska as well as some exotics such as Amur tigersBactrian camels, and yaks.

Walking Malls in Alaska

  • Malls located in Alaska: 7
  • Stores in Alaska malls in database: 223
  • Best Alaska shopping mall according customer ratings: Glenn Square
  • Biggest Alaska mall according store locations: The Northway Mall Anchorage

Virtual Walk in Alaska

Just for Fun!

Facts About Alaska


Of the 20 highest peaks in the United States, 17 are in Alaska. Denali, the highest peak in North America, is 20,320 ft. above sea level. Denali, the Native Alaskan name for the peak, means “The Great One.” Click for more facts

Awesome Books

Alaska is so beautiful! My Grandfather worked on the Alaskan railroad. I would love to visit some day but for now, virtually.. 

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