Mountains

Williwaw, Walrus, and Long Lake via Glen Alps Trailhead

Hiking near Williwaw Lakes
Difficulty
Moderate
Distance
16.4 ml
Duration
8.12 hr
Ascent
3333 ft

Best Time of Year: Jun 01

This full day trail in the Chugach National Forest near Anchorage. A moderately challenging route, this popular trail takes about 8 hours to finish. it's wonderful for backpacking, hiking, and running. Plan a day trip and bring plenty of water, snacks, sunscreen and layered clothing. Dogs on a leash allowed. When starting at Glen Alps follow the signs to Little O’Malley where the signs will direct you from there.

This route takes you along a series of trails leaving from the Glen Alps trailhead and ranger station. You'll travel along Powerline Access Trail, Middle Fork Trail, Williwaw Lakes Ski Trail, and Long Lake Trail. You'll head back on the same trails in reverse after visiting the beautiful alpine lakes of Willwaw, Walrus, and Long Lake.

Features: Backpacking, Hiking, Walking, Running, Lake, River, Views, Wildflowers, Wildlife

 

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