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Horsetail Falls

Intermediate

Trail

0.8 mile 1.3 kilometer point to point
79% Runnable
Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 398' 121 m
Descent: -9' -3 m
High: 615' 187 m
Low: 218' 67 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 10% (6°)
Max Grade: 30% (17°)

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Trail shared by Shelley Statler

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One mile to the top with views of Horsetail Falls and Whittier along the way.

Shelley Statler

Features Views · Waterfall

Some places overgrown, trail hard to see.

Runner Notes

Several snags and path covered by bushes.

Description

Follow Blackstone Road to the sign at the bottom of Reservoir Road that points the way to Horsetail Falls Trail. After passing around the gate at the beginning of the trail, the road leads you another 0.25 miles to where it narrows to an actual trail.

Narrow 1 mile to the top trail, with strobe, boardwalks and switchbacks along most. Trail ends at a platform overlooking Whittier.

Flora & Fauna

Raspberries and blueberries, spruce and alders.

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#4

in Portage

#137

in Alaska

#12,058

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