Easy - No elevation change, an excellent hike for families with small children
Miles from Anchorage
20; Near Eagle River, about 5 miles up Eagle River Road
At the river, the views and photo ops are awesome!
Finding the Trailhead
Directions from Anchorage: Traveling north on the Glenn Highway, take the Eagle River Loop Road and veer right; approx 10-12 miles. Continue into Eagle River, until you reach Eagle River Road, and turn right; Walmart is on the corner. Continue to North Eagle River parking lot; approx 5 miles.
Without a sticker, parking is $5. Toilets are available at the trailhead.