Chugach

Falls Creek Trail

brochure Chugach - Falls Creek Trail

Guide to the Falls Creek Trail at Chugach State Park (SP) in Alaska. Published by Alaska State Parks.

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Guide to 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 Difficulty: Moderate Elevation(feet) (feet) Elevation Falls FallsCreek CreekTrail Trail 3500 3500 3000 3000 2500 2500 2000 2000 1500 1500 1000 1000 500 500 00 00 0.5 0.5 11 1.5 1.5 22 2.5 2.5 33 Distance Distance(miles) (miles) Trail Description: 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. winter months. Park Rules: Special Features: 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 scramblers only). 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 Contact: Chugach State Park Headquarters Mile 115, Seward Highway csp@alaska.gov - Potter Section House (907) 345-5014

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