Cross Winner Creek's Bridge with views of a waterfall

Girdwood 2.5-Hour Nature Hike

Product ID: 21642

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2.5 hours
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What You'll Do
  • Explore the rugged Alaskan wilderness of the Winner Creek Trail
  • Nibble on edible plants
  • Discover the historic Iditarod Trail
  • Choose from 2 departures daily
  • See wildlife in its natural surroundings
Explore Alaskan wilderness on a 2.5-hour nature hike from Girdwood. Walk along the historic Iditarod Trail and Winner Creek Trail in lush temperate rainforest. Discover edible plants and berries and look out for wildlife.
What to Expect
Enjoy a nature Hike in Girdwood while exploring part of the historical Iditarod Trail. The gentle 2.5-hour hike is great for families and adventurous people of all ages.

Hiking the Winner Creek Trail, in the lush temperate Rainforest of Girdwood, is an exhilarating and educational experience. The trail has gentle, graded, and maintained sections with boardwalks, as well as plenty of rugged sections.

As you walk through the beautiful rainforest, your expert guide will point out and discuss the natural landscape. Time permitting, the hike consists of a very unique Hand Tram crossing and a walk over the Winner Creek Gorge.

Explore the flora and fauna of North America's northernmost temperate rainforest as you nibble on edible leaves, flowers and berries, explore traditional and contemporary herb lore, identify bird song and animal behaviors, and enjoy stories about native and Alaskan history.

If you are lucky, you may even see a moose! When blueberry season is in full swing, the trail is especially beautiful, blooming with scrumptious delights that are sure to please everyone.
What's Included
  • Water & snack
  • Naturalist guide
  • 5-mile (round-trip) hike along the Winner Creek Trail
What's Not Included
  • Gratuities
Cancellation Policy
Cancel up to 1 day in advance for a full refund
Meeting Point

Meet at Ascending Path Yurt, located between the base of the aerial tram and Hotel Alyeska. (Open in Google Maps)

Know Before You Go
• This trip operates in all weather conditions.
• No experience necessary.
• This is great for ages 7-70 years old.

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Product ID: 21642