Falls Creek Trail
in Chugach State Park
Access: Falls Creek Trailhead (MP 105.6)
Allowable Uses: Hiking
Distance: 2.7 miles one way
Elevation Gain: 2900 feet
Safety and Considerations:
as it steeply climbs to timberline. The trail peters
purification techniques for drinking water to avoid contracting
out at the head of the valley near a small lake.
Giardiasis (beaver fever). This area is subject to trapping during
Routes through open alpine invite exploring.
while in the trailhead parking lot, and under
glacial origin (U-shaped). Access to Suicide Peaks (experienced
control on trails and in the backcountry. Please
Trail follows cascading Falls Creek through forest
Bikes are not allowed. Pets must be on a leash
clean up after your pet. Open fires are prohibited,
except on camp stoves for cooking. Camping is
only permitted over ½ mile from the trailhead or
developed road. Camping in an undeveloped area
of a state park is limited to 10 consecutive days.
Visit http://dnr.alaska.gov/parks/units/chugach for
a complete set of park rules.
Poisonous baneberry is abundant at trailhead. Use water
Lower stream-cut valley (V-shaped) contrasts with upper valley of
Chugach State Park Headquarters
Mile 115, Seward Highway
Potter Section House