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Tony Knowles Coastal Trail

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Address: entrance at W 2nd Ave, Anchorage, AK
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Popular biking trail along the coast.

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Earthquake Park to Downtown. Beautiful!

We got a taxi to earthquake park and picked up the coastal trail from there. It was about 3.5miles to Downtown AK. It was very cold and icy but incredibly beautiful. It is well... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We got a taxi to earthquake park and picked up the coastal trail from there. It was about 3.5miles to Downtown AK. It was very cold and icy but incredibly beautiful. It is well worth going for the view of the mountain ranges and looking back on the city; also to learn about the devastating earthquake in 1964 that read... More 

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Wasilla, Alaska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We started out our hike early in the morning and went 16 miles. We watched the tide come in and saw many birds and animals. We were on high alert hoping to see a moose but none appeared.

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Anchorage, Alaska
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Coastal Trail is great for the bicycle commuting local and for visitors looking for a good view (and a potential moose). It is paved and in good condition without any extreme hills. It passes by several parks and scenic view points, as well as the model solar system walk. My only critic is that it could be a little... More 

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Tianjin Region, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Even though it was winter, there was traffic on this trail. It was not crowded though and everyone was friendly. The scenery was spectacular! The trail is about 12 miles, but I did not go to the end. It was worth the walk

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ran/walked a few miles along this well maintained coastal trail. It is peaceful and the views are fabulous. This would be a great place to rent bikes and ride along!

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Rapid City, South Dakota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We rented a tandem bike in Anchorage and road for miles along the Tony Knowles Trail; It was a lovely trail with plenty of room and historical and informative markers along the way.

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Anchorage, Alaska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We come through here a lot and its a nice little trail. We have walked here and brought our bikes too. I felt safe here even though our neighbor warned us of drunk and homeless people

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Interesting trail with fat bikes for snow, cross-country skiers, walkers, and skaters on the lagoon. Beautiful scenery

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Anchorage, Alaska
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good for residents and visitors. Walk or Bike. Take some time to watch the planes landing or taking off over you, take a round trip between Kincaid and Earthquake Parks or find a park bench and enjoy the scenery.

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Anchorage, Alaska
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Anchorage has a good trail system. And the Tony Knowles Coastal Trail is one of the better parts. It has good views of the inlet, mud flats(stay off, people have died, sinking in the mud), the port of Anchorage, and Westchester Lagoon. It can be very busy. There are, on occasion, homeless people coming out of the trees to greet... More 

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