Very pretty area. There's a waterfall, hiking trails, restrooms & picnic tables. My brother who lives in Anchorage took my grandson and I for a hike along a trail, it was so serene, lush and beautiful.
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This was a nice stop along the turnagain arm. We love waterfalls so it was a must stop for us. The slight climb to the overview was easy and offered a very beautiful panoramic. We didn't hike much of the trail itself because it started...More
This stop my family really enjoyed. From the easy hikes, the picturesque views of Turnagain and the mountains to the babbling creek we ended up spending a lot more time here than I anticipated. It was also clean but the bathroom facilities needed a little...More
I love this walk. It can be a little challenging for visitors, but the fact that it's right off the highway and that there are lots of others making the trip allow for new hikers to try out their boots.
Great hike with outstandun mountain and bay water views- lots of bear activity from May thru September- greeted by 2. Grizzlies on trail- watch fir bear scat- travel either others- wear bells and talk
I love this trail as it is close by the city but a bit isolated from all the noise. you can blueberry pick here and spot some local wildlife as well.
McHugh Creek Recreation Area is placed beside the main road 1 to Seward. A wonderful place with picnic tables. The road climbs up a few dozen meters above the sea level which gives the place a good point of view on Turnagain Arm . Also...More
But area is now closed for hiking due to a forest fire in August 2016. The trail is washed out and many fallen trees. They hope to open the trail next year.
July wildfire has made this a study of how quickly life returns after a fire. We are SOOOO lucky the winds were not in a way to damage more homes. And even luckier that rains cam when they were so needed. I have not hiked...More