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Tony Knowles Coastal Trail, Anchorage

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Must see · Biking Trail · Historic Walking Area
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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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  • This is a great place for biking! Used heavily in some areas and times of year so it can get crowded! 
    This is a great place for biking! Used heavily in some areas and times of year so it can get crowded!  more »
  • Since we went in November, it was pretty chilly! It was a very nice trail, with various benches and signs. It was clearly very well taken care of as well. It was a little too snowy to see the... 
    Since we went in November, it was pretty chilly! It was a very nice trail, with various benches and signs. It was clearly very well taken care of as well. It was a little too snowy to see the...  more »
  • The trail is easily to access and serviced by several local bike rental concessions. Right from the start it’s special with sweeping views of the seashore and bay. Twice we rode within a few yards of....  more
    The trail is easily to access and serviced by several local bike rental concessions. Right from the start it’s special with sweeping views of the seashore and bay. Twice we rode within a few yards of....  more »

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