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Food & Drink

Kaladi Brother Coffee is a mainstay in Anchorage and offers up plenty of delicious coffee drinks.

For hole-in-the-wall pho, look no further than: Pho Lena

Organic and always good any time of day: Middle Way Cafe

Other options: Moose's Tooth Pizza, Glacier Brewing, Midnight Sun Brewery.

Other Activities

Anchorage is a major launching point for all things Alaska. Climbing, kayaking, boating, wildlife viewing and scenic driving are just a few things that can be done in the area.

Recommended Routes in Anchorage - 26

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Favorite Fall Tundra in Chugach State Park.
Difficult

Crow Pass / Eagle River Trail - Iditarod National Historic Trail

23.0 mi 37.1 km 3,013' Up 918.26 m Up 4,036' Down 1230.09 m Down

Girdwood, AK
Favorite Cook Inlet, Alaska
Difficult

Flattop Mountain

3.0 mi 4.8 km 1,244' Up 379.13 m Up 1,244' Down 379.13 m Down

Anchorage, AK
Favorite Tucker Mountain summit looking west at the ridgeline
Difficult

Baldy to Mile High

15.3 mi 24.6 km 6,113' Up 1863.38 m Up 5,796' Down 1766.55 m Down

Eagle R…, AK
Favorite Summit view looking north toward Knik Arm and Denali.
Difficult

Harp Mountain

3.2 mi 5.1 km 2,593' Up 790.43 m Up 2,592' Down 790.19 m Down

Eagle R…, AK
Favorite View from Peak 2 looking southeast. Powerline Pass is just below the sun and Ptarmigan Peak is the first peak to the right of the sun.
Difficult

Flatttop to Ptarmigan Loop

9.4 mi 15.1 km 4,135' Up 1260.28 m Up 4,097' Down 1248.69 m Down

Elmendo…, AK
Favorite Knoya summit view looking east northeast toward Temptation Peak (and a malamute)
Difficult

Tikishla Peak Loop

14.1 mi 22.6 km 5,022' Up 1530.83 m Up 5,022' Down 1530.79 m Down

Elmendo…, AK
Favorite Powerline Pass Trail at Glen Alps. Chugach State Park, Alaska
Intermediate/Difficult

Williwaw Lakes Tour

19.9 mi 32.0 km 4,245' Up 1293.88 m Up 4,244' Down 1293.62 m Down

Elmendo…, AK
Favorite Wolverine Peak Trail, with Mt. Redoubt volcano on the horizon.
Difficult

Wolverine Peak

9.7 mi 15.7 km 3,542' Up 1079.53 m Up 3,542' Down 1079.49 m Down

Elmendo…, AK
Favorite Saddle before the summit of Dome Trail
Difficult

Kal's Knoya Ridge Run

5.9 mi 9.4 km 3,957' Up 1206.23 m Up 295' Down 89.98 m Down

Elmendo…, AK

Anchorage Running

  • 424 Miles 682 Kilometers of Trail
  • 26 Recommended Routes
  • 19 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 43 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 46 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Anchorage - 82

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2.5 mi 4.0 km #1Bird Ridge Trail
Difficult
Girdwood, AK
Difficult
Girdwood, AK
0.8 mi 1.3 km #2Flattop Mountain Trail
Difficult
Anchorage, AK
Difficult
Anchorage, AK
3.7 mi 6.0 km #3Flattop - Ptarmigan Route
Difficult
Anchorage, AK
Difficult
Anchorage, AK
5.5 mi 8.9 km #4South Raina Peak Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Eagle River, AK
Intermediate/Difficult
Eagle River, AK
9.4 mi 15.1 km #5Turnagain Arm Trail
Intermediate
Anchorage, AK
Intermediate
Anchorage, AK
2.0 mi 3.3 km #6Indianhouse Ridge Trail
Difficult
Girdwood, AK
Difficult
Girdwood, AK
2.9 mi 4.6 km #7McHugh Peak Trail North
Intermediate/Difficult
Elmendorf Air Force Base, AK
Intermediate/Difficult
Elmendorf Air Force Base, AK
0.5 mi 0.8 km #8Potter Marsh Trail
Easy
Anchorage, AK
Easy
Anchorage, AK
1.1 mi 1.8 km #9South Avalanche Mountain Trail
Difficult
Elmendorf Air Force Base, AK
Difficult
Elmendorf Air Force Base, AK
0.3 mi 0.6 km #10Lee's Train
Intermediate/Difficult
Anchorage, AK
Intermediate/Difficult
Anchorage, AK

Photos of Anchorage - 112

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Knoya summit view looking east northeast toward Temptation Peak (and a malamute)
Apr 30, 2018 near Elmendo…, AK
Tucker Mountain summit looking west at the ridgeline
Apr 30, 2018 near Eagle R…, AK
Summit view looking north toward Knik Arm and Denali.
Feb 15, 2018 near Elmendo…, AK
Summit photo above the fog
Jan 25, 2018 near Girdwood, AK
Fall Tundra in Chugach State Park.
Apr 12, 2016 near Elmendo…, AK
View from Temptation Peak looking north with Ship Creek to the right and Snowhawk valley to the left.
Jan 23, 2019 near Elmendo…, AK
Looking up at the false summit of Homicide Peak from the north. It looks much more menacing than it actually was and less exposed than the backside.
Apr 29, 2019 near Elmendo…, AK
Indianhouse ridge looking west toward Falls Creek and South Suicide
Sep 5, 2018 near Girdwood, AK