Horseshoe Lake Trail, Denali National Park and Preserve

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Hiking Trail · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
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  • This was a nice trail close to the visitor center. Very mild elevation loss/gain. Go early as once the buses arrive, there will be lots of people on the trail. Not my favorite hike, but still... 
    This was a nice trail close to the visitor center. Very mild elevation loss/gain. Go early as once the buses arrive, there will be lots of people on the trail. Not my favorite hike, but still...  more »
  • This is a nice walk to take on a sunny day. You descend many stairs to reach the lake level and, of course, have to climb back up those stairs at the end. Otherwise, the trail is relatively flat... 
    This is a nice walk to take on a sunny day. You descend many stairs to reach the lake level and, of course, have to climb back up those stairs at the end. Otherwise, the trail is relatively flat...  more »
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  • Amazing trail. Got to watch beavers build a dam for over an hour. Unmatched experience as far as hiking trails go in the park. Just freaking awesome. We also got charged by moose here so be careful!
  • Excellent well marked trails. Saw red squirrel, a big beaver and a moose 20 feet off trail. Almost walked into her. No problems though, we were quiet and still and she just meandered away

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