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Summer Valley and Forest Hike

Location Anchorage, Alaska, USA
$169.00
This is an experience gift voucher. The recipient will book the experience after they redeem the gift voucher.
Overview
Experience the wonders found in one of the Chugach State Park's fondest, glaciated valleys. On this tour, we will take you to the glorious Eagle River trail system where boreal forests, and salmon spawning streams are found. This trail network also hosts the renowned "Crow Pass", which is part of the historic Iditarod trail system once used by dog sleds and mushers. Afterwards, we meander over to iconic Barbara Falls, where you can hike right up to the base of the falls! If you're ready for a wilderness valley adventure, join us!

• Experience hiking in Chugach State Park's Eagle River trail system, and Barbara Falls!
• Perfect for solo travelers and couples.
• Enjoy breathtaking views of towering vistas. Amazing landscapes await!
• Learn about Alaska's boreal forests and glaciated valleys from a skilled naturalist.
• Opportunity for wildlife viewing including, salmon, bear, moose and birds.
• Provisions include a prepacked snack.
Summer Valley and Forest Hike
Tour guide
Language: English
Human tour guide
Duration: 5 hours
Availability depends on seasonality and number of participants. Bookings can not be made for the same day. Please read our TnC’s.

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  • Granola bar, apple, and cheese stick
  • Day packs and trekking poles available upon request.
  • Must meet at designated meeting location or provide own transportation to trailhead.
  • No hotel, B&B, Air B&B, or other accommodation pickups.
Meeting point
Meeting, Transportation, and Parking Information: Our meetup spot is in front of the Egan Center. There are parking garages in the area if you need them. ​You may also choose to meet us at the trailhead using your own arranged transportation, just notify us in advance.
Return details
Meeting, Transportation, and Parking Information: Our meetup spot is in front of the Egan Center. There are parking garages in the area if you need them. ​You may also choose to meet us at the trailhead using your own arranged transportation, just notify us in advance.
  • Eagle River hosts amazing phenomena and a rich ecology that you will learn about from our skilled naturalists. You will see photogenic birch and aspen trees mixed with giant spruces, as well as smaller brushes like willows, alders, and devil's club. Imagine endless varieties of edible berries, and fascinating fungi. If they are in-season, we will try a few! We may see moose, Dall sheep, and even a bear on this tour. Plus, there are many species of small mammals and birds we could encounter, too. At a distance approximately 6 miles in length, and a non-strenuous grade, most people can feel comfortable participating. Transportation included in total time of tour: (1 hour transportation & 4 hours hiking)
  • Not recommended for travelers with poor cardiovascular health
  • Service animals allowed
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Travelers should have at least a moderate level of physical fitness
  • Experience Suggestions: No experienced required, but you should be able to walk at least 7 miles on flat pavement, or 5 miles of uneven rolling terrain over the course of roughly 4 hours. Some parts of the trail are steep and hilly, placing additional stress on areas of the body not impacted by level terrain. Not recommended for those with cardiac or respiratory issues/illness. May be difficult for those with severe joint issues.
  • Participation waiver signature required prior to departure.
  • If you have any dietary restrictions, please let us know and we will accommodate you with a different snack option.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers.
    If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met,
    you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.
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    Summer Valley and Forest Hike

    Location Anchorage, Alaska, USA
    $169.00
    This is an experience gift voucher. The recipient will book the experience after they redeem the gift voucher.
    How it works?
    01 You choose from 10 000+ experience gifts
    02 We deliver the eVoucher or the Physical box to the recipient
    03 Recipient books the experience and creates unforgettable memories!

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