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Resurrection Pass Trail - North


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Hope
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 Seasons: All Season
 Difficulty: Easy (Summer), Moderate (Winter)
 Activity: Hiking, Backpacking, Biking, Horseback Riding, Skiing, Dog Sledding, Snowmobiling, Wildlife Viewing, Hunting & Fishing
 Lentgh: 19.25 Miles

 Nearest Town:
Hope

 USGS Quads:
Seward C-7, C-8, D-7, D-8

 How to Get There:
At mile 15 of Hope Highway, turn south onto Resurrection Creek Road. Travel 4 miles to trailhead parking area. Road is partially maintained in winter. Last mile to trailhead may be impassaboe by vehicle. Trail is closed to saddle/packstock from April 1 to June 30 and motorized vehicles from February 16 to November 30.

 Managed by:
USDA Forest Service
Chugach National Forest
Seward Ranger District
P.O. Box 390
Seward, AK 99664

 Web Links
Chugach National Forest


Trail Description:
Level path, gradual grade, some steep grade with switchback. Well maintained, may be muddy in places. Heavy snow on Resurrection Pass persist into late spring. Downed trees can impede travel in winter, spring and fall. Multi-day, multi-use, year-round trail with 7 public recreation cabins. Trail can be combined with Russian Lake and Resurrection River Trails to traverse the Kenai Penninsula from Hope to Seward. Resurrection Pass Trail travels from sea level at Hope to open alpine terrain, fireweed openings to dwarf birch scrub. One of Alaska's most popular trail.

Resurrection Pass       Summit Creek


Last updated on Wednesday, March 12, 2008.
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