Byron Glacier

Chugach National Forest
This hike was rated 5 stars.
Submitted By
Tina Rick
Easy - An easy trail, with exception to several slopes, elevation does not change. A wonderful trail for families!
Miles One Way
Miles from Anchorage
40 - Near Portage Glacier, just off the Seward Highway
All year


Byron Glacier is a jewel! The views are awesome, and the trail is easy! Definitely a must see!

Important Information

Comfort zone. At the Glacier viewing area, there is a bench for those needing a bit of a rest. There are no toilets available...plan accordingly :)


In the Portage Valley; the trailhead is close to boarding for the Glacier cruise. There is no fee to park at the trailhead.

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