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Portage Creek Trail

Intermediate
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This intermediate trail rewards you with incredible views of Lake Clark.


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Map Key

3.4

Miles

5.4

KM

75%

Runnable

2,216' 676 m

High

283' 86 m

Low

1,976' 602 m

Up

42' 13 m

Down

11%

Avg Grade (6°)

42%

Max Grade (23°)

Dogs Unknown

Features Lake · River/Creek · Wildflowers · Wildlife

Need to Know

An outhouse is close to the Beach at the Joe Thompson cabin site.

Runner Notes

Trail is dirt and leaves, occasionally obscured from grass and foliage.

Description

Trail originates at the Joe Thompson Public Use Cabin on Lake Clark. The first mile is pretty flat then begins to climb after crossing Portage Creek. A series of switch backs continues up the trail. Mosquitoes can be quite aggressive until you get out of the thicker foliage.

Flora & Fauna

Spruce, Birch, Alders, Wild Geraniums, Moose, Black Bears, Squirrels

Contacts

Shared By:

Carlon Voran

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#49

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#4,112

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Photos

Looking down Lake Clark towards Port Alsworth
Jun 21, 2020 near Cohoe, AK
View of Currant Creek on the opposite shoreline on Lake Clark.
Jun 21, 2020 near Cohoe, AK

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