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Grewingk Glacier Hike, Kachemak Bay

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Homer High school students took advantage of a beautiful summer day to hike out to the glacier and put together this video. Great job Denver! Trail notes: this hike is to the glacier on the Blue Ice Trail, not the trail to the lake which is much easier. For more details about the trail, check […]

Chugach National Forest

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Portage Pass Trail Distance: Approximately 2 miles round trip Baby Jogger Accessibility: No way. Difficulty: Moderate Cool things for kids along the trail: Awesome views including Portage Glacier, open trail with lots to see all along the way, views of the train coming out of the Whittier tunnel Trail Shots: Check out the slide […]

Eklutna Lake Trails

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Eklutna Lake trail to the Yuditna Public Use Cabin Distance: 3 miles to the Yuditna cabin Difficulty: Easy! Comments: Motorized vehicles (snowmobiles and ATV’s) are allowed on some days. Be sure to check the schedule if you would like to avoid their company. Summer or winter, this trail is nice and flat and wide. […]

Halibut Cove

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West Lagoon DNR Halibut Cove Cabin Distance: Not accessible by car or trail. Water access only Review: My husband, 14th month old, two dogs and myself recently spent a long weekend at the West Lagoon Cabin, available for rent through the Department of Natural Resources. The cabin was one of, if not the best […]

Crow Pass Trail

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From Eagle River Nature Center to Echo Bend Distance: 3 miles to Echo Bend. Baby Jogger Accessibility: The trail is ideal for even a double jogger for the first almost half of the trail. After that, there are too many rocks in the way. It becomes difficult to navigate the stroller and very bumpy […]

Lost Lake

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Lost Lake Trail: Winter Route Distance: The whole trail from Primrose to Lost Lake trail head is 15 miles. From the Lost Lake trail head to the Dale Clemens cabin is 5.5 miles on the summer route (4 miles to the junction, then 1.5 miles south on the Clemens trail) and about 2 on […]

Caines Head State Park

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Trail to Callisto Cabin, Derby Cove Cabin and North Beach Distance: 8.5 miles to the fort. About 5 miles to Derby Cove and 4.5 to Callisto. Baby Jogger accessibility: No way, don’t even think about it. Take the water taxi if you don’t want to pack the babe. Difficulty: Easy at low tide. Scary […]