Information about the Tony Kowles Coastal Trail,
the Lanie Fleischer Chester Creek Trail,
and other paved bike paths and skating trails in Alaska.
Tony Knowles Coastal Trail
The Tony Knowles trail is an 11 mile paved trail
that curves along the Anchorage, Alaska coastline.
The entire trail is paved, and it is relatively
flat. Part of the trail runs along the tracks
the Alaska Railroad and part of it runs along
the Anchorage Airport.
During the warm months the trail is used by
cyclists, skaters, hikers, and joggers, and during the
cold months it is used by cross-country skiers.
The trail has several scenic rest areas with
beautiful views of Knik Arm, Cook Inlet, Mount McKinley,
Mount Susitna, the Mount Spurr volcano, and Mount Redoubt.
The trails begins at 2nd Avenue in Anchorage, just west
of Christensen Drive. There are also trail access points
at at Westchester Lagoon, Point Woronzof, and Kincaid Park.
City of Anchorage Trail System
Information on the official Anchorage city Web site
about local trails for cycling, skating, hiking, running,
dog mushing, and cross country skiing.
Trails of Anchorage
This Web site includes maps, photols, and descriptions
of several trails in the anchorage area including
the North Coastal Trail, the South Coast Trail,
the Chester Creek Trail, and the Campbell Creek
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