Tony Knowles Coastal Trail, Anchorage

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Winding gently down the coast from downtown to Kinkaid Park, Tony Knowles Coastal Trail offers bikers and walkers a chance to explore Anchorage's scenery and encounter some of its typical wildlife. The 18 km (11 mi) paved stretch will lead you past the fault line of the record 1964 earthquake, through forests, and to viewpoints of the ocean and North America's highest peak, Mount McKinley. Moose, bald eagles, and beluga whales frequent the area, so be on the lookout--and don't forget your binoculars. You can rent a bike just a few blocks from the trailhead at Downtown Bicycle Rental. With our world travel planner, Anchorage attractions like Tony Knowles Coastal Trail can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • Beautiful scenery, mooses, and birds. This place is very popular for locals and tourists. I never feel alone here even if Im alone.  more »
  • Rented bikes to go along trail. Was able to see plenty of birds and a moose along the way. Didin't know the trail was as long as it was, but it was worth it.  more »
  • still pretty in the Jet lag, we have made a great bike ride along the Tony Knowles Trail in Alaska on the first morning. There are cheap wheels in several places in anchorage. CA 2-3 hours at least schedule. Top highlight: in several places we have seen moose. Once the cow with calf ca 2 metres (after removing carefully us fantastically, make customer.) Great photo stops possible
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