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Tony Knowles Coastal Trail

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

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A couple of hours cycling in Anchorage..

This is a wonderful trail ride with great views - even though it was a bit cloudy the day we cycled along it. It is possible to cycle (or walk) all of it into Kincaid Park or just... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 29, 2015
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Aberdeen, United Kingdom

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

This is a wonderful trail ride with great views - even though it was a bit cloudy the day we cycled along it. It is possible to cycle (or walk) all of it into Kincaid Park or just do a section of it.

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Paris, France
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW via mobile

I really dont understand people’s super positive comments about this trail. The bike rental shop sold it to us as one of the prettiest coastal trail in the USA. We saw the actual coast during the 2 first miles only over the 6 we biked (it was low tide which they dont tell you as it’s not good for seeing... More 

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Fishers, Indiana
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

This trail is beautiful and peaceful. I saw a portion of it while running the Mayor's Midnight Sun Half-Marathon, which was an incredible setting. The next day, my husband and I rented bikes and rode almost the entire trail. It is a "must" while in Anchorage. It is prettier early in the day while the tide is still in and... More 

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Anchorage, Alaska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

This multi-use trail is a gem. Great for biking, walking, skiing, etc., and it's a good place to spot a moose, eagles, sandhill cranes, and other wildlife. Sometimes gets a bit crowded.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

We only had a few hours before we had to leave for the airport and really wanted to do this trail. We rented bikes from Pablo's bike rental which is located at 5th and L streets about 2 blocks off the trail. We were able to complete 18 miles round trip in a little over 2 hours with only a... More 

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Boston Area, Massachusetts, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

This is a great paved trail along the water. My husband and I rented bikes and spent an enjoyable few hours touring along the coast. Easy ride and not too crowded given that it was a weekend and a beautiful summer day. If you have any spare time, it's a great place to walk, run or ride.

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

11 miles or so one way. Hugs the coastline, many changes in scenery from city to clay-beach, to city pond, to airport, to forest. Lots of wildlife in Kincaid park. The trail is well used, but not too congested especially getting into Kincaid. Combine that with Anchorage summer's late sunsets and it's a perfect afternoon or evening exercise.

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Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

The trail is definitely worth checking out! Alaska is amazing with their walking/biking trails - you see them everywhere. Well maintained with the opportunity to see wildlife.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

Spouse and I took 2.5 mile walk, starting from 5th Street entrance. Nothing special: we saw Canadian geese, sea gulls, and two magpies (or maybe one magpie twice.) As trees - spruce, birch, aspen - has leafed out, the water was not visible much of the time. Other flora were mostly cow parsnip (don't touch it), dandelions, some rock rose... More 

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Anchorage
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 NEW

The Tony Knowles Coastal Trail is eleven miles of paved biking/walking trail that borders Cook Inlet on the outskirts of Anchorage. The easiest place to start is at Westchester Lagoon, where there is free parking, port-a-potties, a park and a playground, and the lagoon which is good for birdwatching, kayaking or canoeing, and ice skating in the winter time. Starting... More 

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Address: Address: entrance at W 2nd Ave, Anchorage, AK
Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Anchorage>  > Downtown

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