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Birch Hill Recreation Area

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101 Wilderness Dr, Fairbanks, AK 99712-2415
+1 907-457-4488
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Small, fun ski hill

This was the perfect size hill for our family of once-a-winter skiers. The people working in the... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2017
Lisa L
My favorite Cross Country Ski trails in Fairbanks

The trail system here is phenomenal! Anything from flat ground to rolling slopes. There is beginner... read more

Reviewed 27 January 2017
Fort Stewart, Georgia
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101 Wilderness Dr, Fairbanks, AK 99712-2415
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Reviewed 13 August 2017

This was the perfect size hill for our family of once-a-winter skiers. The people working in the ski shop were very helpful ensuring our skis fit well. The kids had an instructor who was both fun and very competent. They had a great time with...More

Thank Lisa L
Reviewed 27 January 2017

The trail system here is phenomenal! Anything from flat ground to rolling slopes. There is beginner through expert, and the trails stay groomed and maintained. People up here for the most part are respectful of each other and want everyone to have a great time!...More

Thank EWEBB2014
Reviewed 19 January 2017

There is not a better place in the State of Alaska to ski on groomed trails. There are many trails of varied difficulty and the team that grooms them are top notch.

Thank DAN S
Reviewed 4 September 2016

The Rec area is a good place to spend a quiet afternoon when you need to get out of town without having time to really get out of town. It is just far enough from downtown that you can enjoy the peace and quiet without...More

Thank a1tank69
Reviewed 12 August 2016

I've cross country skied and played disc golf here. Excellent facilities all year round. Friendly staff.

Thank Luv2hikejulie
Reviewed 15 June 2016

Birch Hill has an 18 hole disk golf course that is one of the best in the state. If you like to play disk golf then this is the place for you.

1  Thank jfausmith
Reviewed 27 May 2016

It includes a large flat field for racing or learning the basics, and a number of beautifully maintained trails of various levels of difficulty. The access to the trail is free. You have the chance to live a small donation for the Nordic Ski Club...More

Thank Lucia C
Reviewed 17 February 2016

We are aren't ski racers by any means, but we like skate-skiing and wanted to find a groom trail; we were directed to Birch Hill. It's groomed for Classic and Skate skiing, and has a nice variety of trails, used (when we were there anyway)...More

1  Thank leonard h
Reviewed 1 February 2016

I learned to snowboard on this very hill! It is well-maintained and the staff provide great customer service. I love that there is a beautiful lodge to hang out in while warming up.

Thank Kuegi M
Reviewed 19 January 2016

We had to go through Fort Wayne Wright military base to be allowed into the area for snow tubing. It was so much fun. Not crowded and very easy getting up the hill with a rope pull. Going down the hill was fast and fun!...More

1  Thank CLO-K1234
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Janet Y
4 January 2017|
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Response from AlaskaFamly | Reviewed this property |
TRAX outdoor center at the base of Birch Hill rents equipment. I don't know about rates. You would have to call them. ‭+1 (907) 374-9600‬