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Address: Glen's Ditch Rd, Gustavus, AK 99826

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A leisurely stroll

This trail is a lovely way to spend the afternoon, strolling through Alaskan wilderness. Visitors can spot wildlife, birds, and flowers in bloom along the way. Some birds spotted... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
Steven S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This trail is a lovely way to spend the afternoon, strolling through Alaskan wilderness. Visitors can spot wildlife, birds, and flowers in bloom along the way. Some birds spotted from the trail include, bald eagles, crossbills, winter wrens, and a boreal owl.

Thank Steven S
Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016

....we sighted a mama grizzly and her two cubs 100 yards up the trail, so we turned around and went back the way we came!

Thank G B
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016

We stayed at the Gustavus Inn and they had bikes for us to use. We took this ride with kids- very easy ride and fun to enjoy the outdoors from our Inn.

Thank JMRH73
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016 via mobile

Beautiful trail to see plants and trees. In June, the wild flowers were blooming and the fields and trail were spectacular. It is quiet and tranquil.

Thank Sjm423
Boulder, Colorado
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016

Had the trail to myself and enjoyed the serenity. Used bear bells though. Pretty flowers, chocolate lily and lupine.

Thank amyafp
Madison, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

This is an easy stroll which is perfect for an hour's walk or so near the airport. It traverses a diversity of landscapes and presents a wide array of native flora. We saw moose sign on the trail, but since we hike in bear country with a large cowbell clanging away, we weren't likely to see any. Nonetheless, there were... More 

Thank Thoughful-Traveler
Kansas City, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016 via mobile

Unfortunately we didn't see any wildlife, but the trail is beautiful and well-maintained. Worth the trek around the loop.

Thank TAVKansasCity
upstate New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

this is a easy hike. well marked and well used- close to town. A great first hike when in town to see the lovely rain forest and beach.

Thank bikerhiker08
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

This was a (mostly) pleasant trail through various types of foliage, from meadows to shady forests. As the name implies, there are often edible berries growing along the trail. The berries are tasty, but make sure you know which ones to pick (most are OK but there are a few types that are poisonous.) About midway through the trail, the... More 

Thank Nathan C
Missoula, Montana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

Wonderful, easy family hike! Best in early summer for flowers and a bit later for berries. Vegetation is interesting...just be on a constant lookout for wildlife!

Thank Mimi F

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