Chugach

Hillside Trails

brochure Chugach - Hillside Trails

Guide to the Anchorage Hillside Trail System at Chugach State Park (SP) in Alaska. Published by Alaska State Parks.

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Guide to Anchorage Hillside Trail System in Chugach State Park Trail Descriptions: Powerline: Prospect Heights and Glen Alps Trailheads (see Powerline Pass guide). Hiking, biking, & skiing. Snowmobiling (when conditions allow; access from Upper Huffman Trailhead). Gasline: Prospect Heights, Glen Alps (via Powerline Trail), and Upper Huffman (via Silver Fern) Trailheads. Hiking, biking, skiing. Middle Fork Loop: Access from Glen Alps (via Powerline Trail) or Prospect Heights (via Wolverine Bowl Trail) Trailheads. Provides access to Williwaw Lakes Trail. Hiking, & skiing; fat-tire biking allowed Nov. 15th through Mar. 31st. Blueberry Hollow: Access via Powerline, South Fork Rim, and White Spruce Trails. Hiking, skiing. Hemlock Knob: Access via Powerline, Gasline, and Silver Fern Trails. Hiking, skiing. Denali View: Access via Powerline, White Spruce, Panorama View, Alder, and Golden Grass Trails. Hiking, skiing. White Spruce: Access via Powerline, Gasline, South Fork Rim, Blueberry Hollow, and Denali View Trails. Hiking, biking, skiing. Safety and Considerations: Many of the trails are multi-use, please be considerate of other users. Wildlife, especially Moose, frequent these trails. Please be cautious and do not approach wildlife. Know proper techniques to avoid and respond to dangerous wildlife encounters. Visit http://www.adfg.state.ak.us/ for more information. Special Features: Alder: Access via Powerline, Gasline, South Fork Rim, and Denali View Trails. Skiing. Numerous views of the Anchorage Bowl and surrounding mountains. Some trails can be used to gain access to longer trails within the park. Easily accessible multi-use system close to city. Both summer and winter recreation opportunities abound. Silver Fern: Access via Upper Huffman Trailhead and Gasline Trail. Hiking, biking, skiing. Park Rules: South Fork Rim: Access via Powerline, Gasline, White Spruce, Blueberry Hollow, Alder, Panorama View, and Golden Grass Trails. Hiking, biking, skiing. Golden Grass: Access via Powerline, Wolverine Bowl, South Fork Rim, Panorama View, and Denali View Trails. Hiking, skiing. Panorama View: Access via Powerline, Gasline, Denali View, and Golden Grass Trails. Hiking, skiing. Pets must be on a leash while in the trailhead parking lot, and under control on trails and in the backcountry. Please clean up after your pet. Open fires are prohibited, except in designated fire rings or portable camp stoves. Camping is allowed only in designated areas, or over 1/2 mile from the trailhead. Please respect bike restrictions. Visit http://dnr.alaska.gov/parks/units/chugach for a complete set of park rules. Chugach State Park Headquarters Mile 115, Seward Highway (907) 345 - 5014 csp@alaska.gov

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