The Reed Lakes Trail puts your legs to the test as you climb over a seemingly vertical boulder field to a moon-like landscape. Your reward? A pristine glacial lake and the wreckage of a crashed B-29 bomber.
Few experiences are more authentically Alaskan than panning for gold. And few places immerse you in that experience better than the historic Gold Dredge 8.
Despite being a destination that everyone should see, Kenai Fjords National Park is hard (but ultimately rewarding) to explore.
With six million acres of untouched wilderness from dense boreal forests to the cold, harsh tundra, Denali National Park is quintessential Alaska–massive, raw, and breathtaking.
This 8.3-mile out-and-back hike with a 1,900-foot elevation change isn’t for the faint of heart, but those who complete it will be rewarded with spectacular views and a soothing natural hot spring.