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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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What incredible foresight the city of Anchirage had to build a trail along the shores of Cook Inlet. A great place to ride bikes, roller blade or just walk and talk with a buddy... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Easy grade walking and biking path with decent but not spectacular views. Nice for a bit of excercise with a wildlife view. Okay it is what it is a nice nature walk, gets you away from the tourist traps, nothing to rock your world but beats the gym or the generic city walk.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

What incredible foresight the city of Anchirage had to build a trail along the shores of Cook Inlet. A great place to ride bikes, roller blade or just walk and talk with a buddy. It has many wonderful views along the entire route and being Alaska you really never know what you might see.

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Anchorage, Alaska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Tony Knowles Coastal Trail in Anchorage is a superb natural urban park setting that provides an opportunity for a scenic walk, a near full day hike or a energetic bike ride; all starting from Down-town Anchorage. For those visitors to Anchorage who have one to three hours but don't want to venture too far, the Coastal Trail offers great... More 

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Bloomingdale, MI
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We rented bikes and rode the first half of the trail loop. It was a beautiful trip along the coast. We didn't see any moose but the views at the airport were outstanding!

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Thank avvharris
Cincinnati, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Good counterpoint to wandering the excellent Alaska Native Heritage Center. was a hefty bike ride. Don't let anyone tell you this is flat ride, but beautiful.

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Thank Susabella10
Lake St. Louis
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We started in Anchorage and walked to Earthquake Park and another day we started at Kinkaid park and walked to "Airport Park". Both walks were enjoyable. Anchorage to Earthquake park had more wildflowers, views of water and sand cranes. Also, a couple of kid friendly parks. From Kinkaid park, we encountered moose...up close and personal, so be careful!

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Thank Anne S
Anchorage, Alaska
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

a beautiful paved multi use trail that runs along the inlet from downtown Anchorage out to the Airport.. I wish they would extend it all the way around but too many expensive home types don't want their views of the inlet compromised (while they go enjoy the trail in front of OTHER peoples homes) just watch for root bumps in... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Hired bikes and spent 5 hours on the trail, end to end with a bit of mucking about along the way. Great way to spend a day in Anchorage.

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Valrico, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The only place in Alaska where we actually spotted a moose and her calf in a natural setting. My husband and I visited this trail 3 times while in Anchorage in July. It was recommended by locals. Great gentle paved and off trail paths for hiking and biking. My husband and I took a taxi to Kincaid park and walked... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a good way to get outside and see some scenery if you are staying in Anchorage and do not have transportation. If you do, I recommend going to Glen Alps (Flat Top Mountain) and/or Potter Marsh and Turnagain Arm (Seward Hwy.) first. This is not a hiking trail; it is a wide, paved multi-use trail that is popular... More 

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