Middle Fork and Powerline Loop Trail

Middle Fork Trail
8.7 ml
3.5-4.5 hr
1545 ft

Best Time of Year: Jan 01 - Dec 31

Discover this moderately challenging route, a 8.7-mile loop trail close to Anchorage that takes around 4 hours to complete. This is a popular trail for hiking and walking and skiing during winter months.. This trail can be accessed via Prospect Heights Trailhead. South Fork Creek flows through the valley, creating a tranquil ambiance.

Dogs are welcome, on a leash.

Parking: All Chugach State Park trails require a day-use parking pass or parking decal. 

As with all trails in Alaska, hikers should be prepared, dress in layers, and bring plenty of water, snacks, sunscreen, a map of the area, bear spray, and a well-charged cell phone.

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