Alaska has thousands of miles of hiking trails to explore this summer. Grab a backpack, a tent, or even just your favorite pair of trail shoes and go out and explore the best of what nature has to offer. As always, don’t forget to bring your values!

When the snow's away, the Alaskans will hike!


With thousands of trails in Alaska, it can be difficult to know where to start. Here’s a comprehensive list to get going!

Looking for a backpacking trip? Want to experience the outdoors with a guide? Click here!

In need of a few pointers? We’ve got you covered right here!

New to hiking? Using this summer to return to an old hobby? In need of a refresher? It can be difficult to know where to get started. We’ve put some links together so you can spend less time researching and more time out on the trail!


With over 150 park units statewide, there is always somewhere to go and things to see in Alaska’s park system. Experience everything that the nation’s most beautiful state has to offer today.

Our state is home to 23 national parks that see almost half a million annual visitors. With parks located all over the state, chances are your next outdoor adventure is just around the corner.

Check out this useful database of Alaska trail maps and guides!


Spotlight:  Muktuk Marston Trail

AK Dem Rep. Zack Fields joined around 100 advocates at Arctic Valley for a ribbon cutting to celebrate the completion of the Muktuk Marston trail. If you’re looking for a hike this summer, be sure to check out the Muktuk Marston trail!


Have a favorite trail you just need to show off?

How do you embody our shared AK values while you're out on the trail?

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