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Flattop Mountain Trail

13229 Glen Alps Rd, Anchorage, AK 99516-6967
+1 907-345-5014
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“rock scramble” (12 reviews)
13229 Glen Alps Rd, Anchorage, AK 99516-6967
+1 907-345-5014
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Reviewed June 23, 2016 via mobile

This is the 2nd time hiking this and all I can say is....do it! I hiked 2/3's of the way up last year and was determined to fish this year. The last part was rock climbing and so much fun. Very challenging for a novice...More

Thank luv2travel6482
Reviewed June 21, 2016 via mobile

This is a great trail for views of Anchorage and surrounding mountains. There are trails that go off in many directions and are suitable for hikers of all abilities. The main trail has a rather quick elevation gain and is steep in some areas. The...More

Thank MOG808
Reviewed June 21, 2016

Worth a drive to get to top of this mountain. There is a great view of Anchorage and if so inclined hiking trails abound.

Thank Tom W
Reviewed June 21, 2016 via mobile

Part of out tour and how beautiful. Nice 1/2 mile walkway to see the city and waterways below. It's 20 degrees cooler up there so be prepared . So amazing to have something like this so close to city access, put your coat on and...More

Thank Sweetsforall
Reviewed June 20, 2016

A popular hike for visitors and locals alike is the trail to Flattop Mountain (actually billed as Alaska’s most popular hike). Drive to the Glen Alps Trailhead (or you can take a shuttle from downtown) and then hike to the top of the 3,510 mountain...More

Thank Linda H
Reviewed June 20, 2016 via mobile

What a great hike. Would've gone to the top of flattop if we had more time. If you don't want a strenuous hike or don't have as much time, the trail is well marked and will do a loop back down. Trail is well traveled...More

Thank 550lindseyb
Reviewed June 20, 2016 via mobile

At a brisk pace (35-40 min, 1.5hrs at a slow pace) take the Blueberry loop trail up to the top of one or both peaks. To top the first, you'll need to do some moderate rock steps/skree slopes. You'll find the American flag just above...More

1  Thank retacSBoy
Reviewed June 19, 2016

The first day of our trip here to see the beauty of Anchorage and the surrounding area. Such a nice, relaxing place to visit. I had a medical emergency here and learned about the friendly, helpful locals. I was so thankful and would really like...More

Thank Cormick026
Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

Great hiking location for all from novice to more daring. Great views ! Alot of great Information provided along paths .

Thank Chris K
Reviewed June 16, 2016 via mobile

The path starts gradually then splits. You can go left or right, I believe the path to the left is shorter. There are railroad tie steps part of the way, but be careful there is loose gravel on them. The hike is challenging if you...More

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August 9, 2016|
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Response from MOG808 | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure. I was driven there by a friend.
August 2, 2016|
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Response from Donna S | Reviewed this property |
It started raining half way up and the clouds were heavy so we saw nothing.
Emily P
July 17, 2015|
Response from ShesGotATicketToRide | Reviewed this property |
You can hike the first part of it, but I don't believe it would be safe to go to the top with any sort of child or baby backpack. The top is too steep and footing is unstable. Safety first! :-)