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Tony Knowles Coastal Trail

entrance at W 2nd Ave, Anchorage, AK
+1 907-279-5293
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Popular biking trail along the coast.
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“kincaid park” (144 reviews)
“rented bikes” (142 reviews)
“coastal trail” (153 reviews)
entrance at W 2nd Ave, Anchorage, AK
+1 907-279-5293
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Saw eagle and moose on my morning jogs - stayed at anchorage downtown b&b/raspberry meadows, only block from trail and lovely lagoon facing mountains.

Thank etienad350
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I walked the trail from downtown Anchorage to Earthquake park during a recent visit in December. The scenery was beautiful and it is a really pleasant walk. If you're a tourist walking the trail in the winter you probably don't need to venture all the...More

Thank chins01
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Tony Knowles Coastal Trail (named after a popular former mayor) is one of several outstanding multi-use trails in Anchorage. Anchorage has hundreds of miles of maintained trails. The Coastal Trail covers 11 miles from downtown Anchorage, running along the Cook Inlet Coast, to Kinkaid...More

1  Thank Ken W
Reviewed 8 December 2017

We rented bikes off of 5th street, and rode to the downtown Anchorage viewpoint off of Point Woronzof Road and back. This took about 2 hrs. Great views of the coast and the mountains. Saw airplanes taking off from airport. Beware when veering off road...More

Thank Shelly D
Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

Just want to get away and walk along nature? This a nice simple stroll with wildlife birds galore. There is the noise of traffic behind you on one side and the mountains of anchorage on the other

Thank vreneeduncan
Reviewed 24 November 2017

I rode the rail on a rental bike and thoroughly enjoyed it. Saw a moose closeup on the wooded section past the airport. The view of Anchorage and the mountain range across the water are breathtaking. Surface is smooth, it gets somewhat hilly at Earthquake...More

Thank work-to-travelMI
Reviewed 10 November 2017

loved this trail. Road our bikes for miles and miles. Over bridges, under bridges through gardens, along the waters edge. We rented the bikes one block away.

1  Thank susan546
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Until I retired and moved out of Anchorage, the Coastal Trail had been an exercise ‘room’ or a refuge of solace or a place to meet friends. The early morning coastal vistas were enjoyable whether bicycling, in-line skating or cross-country skiing. It was also a...More

Thank Mike D
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Beautiful scenery, mooses, and birds. This place is very popular for locals and tourists. I never feel alone here even if Im alone.

Thank mcardenas
Reviewed 6 November 2017

Rented bikes to go along trail. Was able to see plenty of birds and a moose along the way. Didin't know the trail was as long as it was, but it was worth it.

Thank dbinhou7511
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26 May 2017|
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Response from Dawn B | Reviewed this property |
There are multiple access points - the trail runs along the downtown waterfront all the way to Ted Steven airport! Looks like the best access point for you in downtown will be West 5th Avenue from your hotel. Just walk... More
21 May 2017|
Response from Edge038 | Reviewed this property |
When you exit the Capt Cook Hotel onto W. 5th Ave, turn right (Westerly) and walk 2 1/2 blocks to Elderberry Park and you'll see the signs to get to the "Coastal Trail". BTW, before you get to the park, there are usually... More
7 May 2017|
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Response from Bill H | Reviewed this property |
The trail is clear now for running. My wife and I have been running it this week. Have a great time in Anchorage. Try the Flat Top Mountain Hike while you are here.