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Best Easy Day Hikes Anchorage by John Tyson

Best Easy Day Hikes Anchorage by John Tyson

ISBN:  978-0-7627-5102-0. Copyright 2009. Softcover. 85 pages. Multiple B&W maps and trails. Dimensions: 4.25” x 6.75” x .25”


From the back cover: Hiking Made Easy. “Falcon Guides point the compass to the best spots to play, climb, hike, fish, and be” –


Best Easy Day Hikes Anchorage includes concise description and detailed maps for sixteen favorite, easy-to-follow hikes within a short drive of Anchorage.  Choose from a host of spectacular trails in Chugach State Park, including the Flattop Mountain Trail, or inviting urban trails for after-work jaunts in downtown Anchorage, such as the Tony Knowles Coastal Trail.


Look inside for:

-         Half-hour strolls and full-day adventures

-         Hikes for everyone, including families

-         GPS-compatible trail maps


John Tyson is the author of Best Hikes Near Anchorage (Falcon Guides).  His photography and writing have appeared in numerous books, calendars, and national magazines.  He lives in Eagle River, Alaska.


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The Hikes

North of Anchorage

  1. Eklutna Lakeside Trail
  2. Eydlu Bena Loop Trail
  3. Thunderbirds Falls Trail
  4. Albert Loop Trail
  5. Rodak Nature Trail
  6. Mount Baldy
  7. Lower Eagle River Trail and South Fork Falls
  8. South Fork Eagle River Valley Trail

Hillside Trail System

  1. Anchorage Overlook Trail
  2. Flattop Mountain Trail
  3. Near Point Trail

South of Anchorage

  1. Turnagin Arm Trail
  2. Bird Ridge Trail
  3. Winner Creek Trail

Urban Anchorage Trails

  1. Campbell Tract Loop National Recreation Trail
  2. Tony Knowles Coastal Trail

About the Author

This product was added to our catalog on Thursday 21 January, 2010.
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