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Flattop Mountain Trail

13229 Glen Alps Rd, Anchorage, AK 99516-6967
+1 907-345-5014
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“great hike” (82 reviews)
“popular hike” (16 reviews)
“rock scramble” (12 reviews)
13229 Glen Alps Rd, Anchorage, AK 99516-6967
+1 907-345-5014
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Wonderful hike with a great trail and wonderful view. Not too long but a little steep, true Alaskan experience.

Thank DougTMesa
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Though we didn't make it to the top the views are unbelievable. We picked and ate fresh blueberries and seen a moose. Can't wait to go back

Thank Cassyg89
Reviewed 3 days ago

The flattop mountain trail is easy to locate and follow. There is a $5 fee to park. The trail is clearly marked and at the start of the trail is a sign post pointing to the trail but if you look at the other side...More

Thank Joseph D
Reviewed 4 days ago

We went to Flattop on our first day in Anchorage. The trail is quite easy at first around Blueberry Hill, but be prepared to climb so somewhat steep rocks when you get near the top. Just go slowly and you'll be fine. On the way...More

Thank j4444
Reviewed 1 week ago

We really enjoyed this hiking trail. There are places along the way that have washed out a bit. There are some amazing panoramic views along the way.

Thank Becca_6737
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a reasonably long hike (took us 3.5 hours) that is close to Anchorage and is a good choice for those looking for a day hike. The last section is a rock scramble that can be scary or impassable for some as it requires...More

Thank TrippPDX
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Though that is hardly to say "the best". It is steep in places and the scramble to the top requires some respect and caution. The reward is great views of the city, inlet, and powerline pass. Consider the Near Point hike as an alternative.

Thank Thomas W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Been in Alaska 34 years and never went there. Wish we had sooner. Very beautiful and perfect for all levels of hiking. Perfect to take a tourist family friends.

Thank Rita B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a very challenging, but rewarding hike. We didn't use the well-maintained trail. Instead, we climbed what I believe was the old, steeper trail. The views from the summit are absolutely amazing.

Thank Gabby P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This trail becomes more technical and difficult as you get higher. Be sure to dress accordingly including trail sneakers, wind breaker with hoodie, have water, etc. be a smart hiker and be safe. The views are outstanding! Watch for and respect wildlife.

Thank Evan F
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9 August 2016|
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Response from MOG808 | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure. I was driven there by a friend.
2 August 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
17 July 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! :-)