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Map of the Glenn Highway Trail

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Glenn Highway Trail

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Glenn Highway Trail

LENGTH:

17.5 miles

SURFACE:

paved

COMMUNITIES:

Chuigak, Eagle River, Anchorage

HIGHLIGHTS:

communter trail, views of the Chugach Mountians, Fort Richardson

NEARBY TRAILS:

Eagle River Road Multi-Use Path
Ship Creek Trail

RELATED LINKS:

Anchorage

The Glen Highway Trail is a paved bike path that follows alongside Glen Highway, Highway 1, for over 17.5 miles to the north of Anchorage. The north end of the path is located at Birchwood Loop Road in Chugiak. The path also goes through Eagle River and past Fort Richardson. The south end of the path is located at Vanderberg Avenue / Boniface Parkway.

Conditions

The Glen Highway Trail is paved for the entire route. The trail is open to bike riding and walking. The trail has long stretches between road crossings.

Communities

The Glen Highway Trail goes past the following communities: Chugiak, Eagle River, Elemdorf Air Force Base and Anchorage.

Points of Interest

The Glen Highway Trail goes past the following points of interest:

Chugiak Elementary School
Chugiak High School
Beach Lake Park
Chugach State Park
Cottonwood Park
Alaska Native Heritage Center
Nearby Trails

Eagle River Road Multi-Use Path: the Glenn Highway Trail connects to the recreational trail alongside Eagle River Road in the community of Eagle River.

Ship Creek Trail: the southwest end of the Glenn Highway Trail is located 1.5 miles east of the east end of the Ship Creek Trail.

End Points

The northeast end of the Glenn Highway Trail is located at Birchwood Loop Road in Chugiak.

The southwest end of the Glenn Highway Trail is located at the interchange between Glenn Highway and Boniface Parkway to the east of Downtown Anchorage.


Resources

Following are links to official off-site resources to find out more details about the Glenn Highway Trail in Anchorage, Alaska.

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