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Popular biking trail along the coast.
entrance at W 2nd Ave, Anchorage, AK
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Coastal Trail has brought happiness to me and my kids for decades. If you're visiting, please take a walk, jog or bike down one of Anchorage's most beautiful and accessible trail systems. Check out sunset at Point Woronzof or a walk around Westchester Lagoon....More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Michael D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I live near just a few miles from the Tony Knowles coastal trail and highly recommend it. The signage is pretty decent - it’s easy to access from downtown, earth quake park and Kincaid park. It can be rather busy but I’ve still come across...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank courtneye136
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is my favorite on a large to do list in Anchorage. You may be alone or see other joggers or bicyclists but it’s the shoreline that will keep your Coming back.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank JH928S4
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Walking or riding along the trail is a great way to see the Anchorage coast line and get a better feel for the area. Trail is generally flat with a few minor hills - very easy going.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank gds460
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Every conveyance possible was on the trail on the afternoon we walked it with our new puppy. Bikes, one wheelers, wheel chairs, skateboards, roller blades and, of course, feet. The views are great , the path is easy and the amenities are just terrific. I...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Tiki L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

All year round trail used by people, dogs, moose and the occasional bear is fantastic. Anchorage residents and visitors are lucky to have this within the city.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank lovalaska
Reviewed April 8, 2019

We were staying at Anchorage Grand Hotel by the train depot, without a car. Bus system does not go out to Earthquake Park, so took a taxi and then enjoyed the 4-5 mile return walk to downtown. Trail was well packed snow but also a...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank klps2014
Reviewed March 31, 2019

We wanted to XC ski here but it was mostly ice so we hiked with micro spikes.Of course, you won't have to worry about that in the summer. It is a beautiful spot to get some exercise.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank outsidenow
Reviewed March 31, 2019 via mobile

Spring, summer, winter or fall get on the trail and go. Start at Westchester and check out the bird life in the city - from recent arrivals in the open water, to sandhills on the mud flats in summer. Or start at Kinkaid and enjoy...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank DudefrmAK
Reviewed March 10, 2019 via mobile

I love riding my bike on the coastal trail. It’s a beautiful and relaxing ride. It’s not very challenging so it’s perfect for a casual ride or when family comes to visit. Many people run, walk or roller blade here too. There’s also many places...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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March 10, 2019|
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Response from LisaDGT | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, but I walked the trail rather than biking it. I didn't have as much time as I wanted but enjoyed the part I was able to do!
April 14, 2018|
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Response from work-to-travelMI | Reviewed this property |
I saw a moose in the early evening on the more remote portion of the trail past the airport. I saw no whales but I was on bicycle and did not spend extended time sitting along the shore line.
May 26, 2017|
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Response from dawnbI3528NK | Reviewed this property |
There are multiple access points - the trail runs along the downtown waterfront all the way to Ted Steven airport! Looks like the best access point for you in downtown will be West 5th Avenue from your hotel. Just walk... More