Rodak Nature Trail: Great condition, hard-packed dirt/gravel.
Albert Loop: OPEN as of 11/8/19! Trail in good condition, of course always be bear and moose aware when hiking on any AK trail.
Historic Iditarod Trail/Crow Pass Trail (Nature Center Trailhead to Echo Bend only ): Good condition, a few muddy
Dew Mound Trail: Good condition, a few muddy sections. Keep in mind that this trail is narrower, rockier, with tree roots and potentially other natural obstacles. There's also 600 ft of elevation gain.
Feel free to call us for trail condition updates during our open hours (June-August, Wednesday-Sunday 10am-5pm): 907-694-2108.
Sorry, bicycles are not allowed on our trails with the exception of winter bike access to the Eagle River using the north
segment of the Albert Loop Trail ( November 15th - March 31st).
Dog owners: Please remember to keep your dog(s) on a leash on the Rodak Trail, Albert Loop Trail and first mile of the Dew Mound and Iditarod Trail. Please be responsible trail users and pickup after your dogs. Bags are available at the trail head sign at the ERNC.
Crow Pass Trail: A good amount of snow up in Crow Pass on Girdwood side. Winter hiking
on the Girdwood side of the trail is not recommended due to the trail crossing through dangerous avalanche terrain. Last mile or so of
the road to the Girdwood trailhead not maintained in the winter. Also, trail is not marked, so if it's covered in snow it will not be
For a comparison of what Crow Pass "might" look like, check out the Alyeska webcam for Glacier bowl (similar elevation to Crow Pass). You can also check out the snow report as well.
For trail updates on the Girdwood side of the Crow Pass Trail, please contact the Chugach National Forest Girdwood Ranger station at: 907-783-3242.
Please check out the Crow Pass Trail Facebook page for more information and hiker posts or call us at the Nature Center, 907-694-2108:
Crow Pass Trail Facebook Page