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Flattop Mountain Trail

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Address: 13229 Glen Alps Road, Anchorage, AK 99516
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US$345.00*
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Private Tour: Anchorage 3-Hour Tour
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US$49.00*
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Anchorage City Tour with Optional Alaska Native Heritage Center Upgrade

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Great hike and views!

Very enjoyable hike that gets a bit rugged at the end as you near the top. Quite a bit of hiking traffic when I hiked in September and it gets quite cold at the top.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Chandler, Arizona
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Chandler, Arizona
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Very enjoyable hike that gets a bit rugged at the end as you near the top. Quite a bit of hiking traffic when I hiked in September and it gets quite cold at the top.

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Anchorage, Alaska
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a wonderful groomed trail up 4000 +- feet to the top of Flattop Mountain for a fantastically tantalizing view of Anchorage and beyond.

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Thank Bill G
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Best hike close to town, with amazing views of the city and cook inlet. This hike does have a bit of a scramble at the top, but worth the effort.

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Thank Les W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This probably the most popular Hike in the entire state and Anc Bowl. Great for all types and sizes. But incredible sunsets! Enjoy!

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Anchorage, Alaska
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have not been to the top in years. But the view is very nice of Anchorage and all around. Best to go up Winter Solstice ( December 21) and Summer Solstice (June 21). Best time is in the summer. I think the trail is much more improved now, than it was years ago. Much more parking.

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Toulouse, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Not a lot of place like this one. And if you are a Paraglider Pilot then its like your own backyard play park. Excellent views and different levels of hiking.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

Incredible walk. The "steps" presented on this steep trail can be challenging! I did not make it to the top, as a bit out of shape, but breathtaking views of Anchorage and the bay just the same!!!

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Yorktown, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Excellent day trip of hiking and sight seeing. Breath taking view at the top. Keep eyes open, you never know what great creatures you will come upon.

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Anchorage, Alaska
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

The trail up Flattop Mountain has been greatly improved over the years. It is a steep walk, but a safe walk wit an unbelievable reward at the top. Do lock your car and put valuables out of site.

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St. Helena Bay, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

If you have time for only one hike in the Anchorage area, make it this one. Challenging but the views and overall experience are worth it!

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