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Flattop Mountain Trail

13229 Glen Alps Rd, Anchorage, AK 99516-6967
+1 907-345-5014
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13229 Glen Alps Rd, Anchorage, AK 99516-6967
+1 907-345-5014
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The most popular hike in anchorage is to hike to the top of flat top. It is not an easy hike it can take you anywhere from 40 minutes to 2 and 1/2 hours depending on your condition. It is not a hike for those...More

Thank fun265
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A nice short hike up to fantastic views of the city and surrounds. Not horribly difficult, rather gradual incline until the last bit. Recommended on a nice clear day.

Thank Rick H
Reviewed 3 days ago

Gorgeous views, be respectful of moose 525981786 Wonderful trails through wetlands and mountains, 15 minutes from Anchorage. There are plenty of moose in the area. If you're not experienced with them, maintain your distance to avoid being charged. Dress in layers- it may be warm...More

Thank Mimi E
Reviewed 3 days ago

A must see for any visitor to Anchorage. Breathtaking views of Cook Inlet, Turnagain and the city. Great walking/hiking trails.

Thank Greg F
Reviewed 4 days ago

We enjoy this trail. Its not too challenging, but does require some effort. The view from the top is gorgeous. I have a quirky knee that I have to be careful with, but can do this trail. There are also easier, handicap accessible trails at...More

Thank cscasrp
Reviewed 5 days ago

It's just 10 minutes from downtown Anchorage, and the scenery is beautiful on the drive. Take the shorter loop up Flattop Mountain or the longer one to the top. Remember to dress warm and take hats and mitts (Aug 31). There was ice on the...More

Thank annejager2017
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We joined the shuttle service provided by a bicycle rental company and climbed the mountain. The owner of the rental company drove us there. He was not a friendly guy and sometimes were rude. Before arriving the mountain he told us it should be very...More

Thank HkChristy
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of few places everyone goes to, that means said there are quite few dog feces really discussed me. It's a Beautiful trails and spectacular view. When it's Nice day out, that is when everyone goes there. No place to park if you get there...More

Thank akjusttobehonest
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Majestic views. A challenging but not difficult trail and climb for outstanding views of the area. Trails are clearly marked and nice kiosks.

Thank 1968GT500
Reviewed 1 week ago

This hike is not for the faint of heart. I was told it was a moderate hike but for 3 women nearing or over 60, it was a challenge...but well worth it. The trail is what I would call 'unimproved' and can be a bit...More

Thank bearnstar
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9 August 2016|
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Response from MOG808 | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure. I was driven there by a friend.
3 August 2016|
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Response from Donna S | Reviewed this property |
It started raining half way up and the clouds were heavy so we saw nothing.
Emily P
18 July 2015|
Response from ShesGotATicketToRide | Reviewed this property |
You can hike the first part of it, but I don't believe it would be safe to go to the top with any sort of child or baby backpack. The top is too steep and footing is unstable. Safety first! :-)