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Backcountry and Hiking

Alaska is full of outdoor adventures, from the mild to the wild. Picnic near an Ice Age glacier or raft a raging river. Experience gold rush excitement aboard a sternwheeler or try your hand fishing for Alaska’s world-class halibut and salmon. Skim the wilderness in a "bush" plane or helicopter. Or take a flightseeing trip over some of the most breathtaking mountains in North America. Drive for miles beside a turquoise glacier-fed river.

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Alaska has some of the most incredible scenery to be found in the United States. In order to enjoy all Alaska has to offer, visitors must get out and experience it for themselves.

With an amazing trail system that snakes through most major communities, Alaska has a trail for all abilities – from accessible nature paths to mountain hikes that are physically challenging. Cyclists, joggers and walkers will discover endless possibilities at their feet. Long-distance riders can use the highways – which vary in road surface and shoulder width.


Hideaway Cove Wilderness Lodge
http://www.hideawaycovelodge.com

Located within the boundaries of Alaska's first state park at Halibut cover, Hideaway Cove Lodge offers in-depth exploration and active itineraries. Hike, kayak, explore, photograph and fish, all while experiencing the ambiance and friendly hospitality of one of Alaska's finest sea-coast lodges. All-inclusive packages making planning easy!

  • Type: Glacier Hiking & Climbing
  • Region: Southcentral
  • Community: Homer

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