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Kesugi Ridge Trail

Kesugi Ridge
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 Seasons: Summer, Fall
  Difficulty: Difficult
  Activity: Hiking
  Length: 36.2 Miles

 USGS Quads:
Talkeetna C-1, D-1;
Talkeetna Mountains C-6, D-6

     Nearest Town:

  Managed by:
Alaska State Parks
MatSu District
HC 32, Box 6706
Wasilla, AK 99654
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     Web Links:   Trails, Denali State Parks

How to Get There:
There are four trail access points on the Alaska Hwy. Mile 137.6 at the Upper Troublesome Creek Trailhead. Mile 147.0 at Byers Lake Campground, Ermine Hill Trailhead at Mile 156.5 and Little Coal Creek Trailhead at Mile 163.9.

Trail Description:
The trail varies from lowland birch, spruce and cottonwood along Troublesome Creek to alpine tundra on Kesugi Ridge. The highlight of this trail system is the fantastic view of Denali and the Alaska Range the hiker gets on a clear day from the alpine areas of Kesugi Ridge.

Denali from Kesugi Ridge

Last updated on Wednesday, May 21, 2014.
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