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Byron Glacier Trail, Girdwood

4.7
#5 of 16 in Trails in Anchorage
Hiking Trail · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
Byron Glacier Trail is located in Girdwood. Use our Anchorage online day trip planner to visit Byron Glacier Trail on your trip to Anchorage, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • Its a moderate hike, just because of the loose rock and two big rock hills you have to go over, but its well worth the trip. 3 1/2 mile round trip, and a photographer's dream. A definite must do!  more »
  • We spent a fun afternoon walking the trail then climbing over rocks to get to the caves. There are several to explore. I would definitely do this again. It was beautiful! The hike is good for all...  more »

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