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Byron Glacier Trail, Girdwood

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Byron Glacier Trail is located in Girdwood. Use our Anchorage online day trip planner to visit Byron Glacier Trail on your trip to Anchorage, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • This allows you to hike pretty close to the glacier. A little under 2 miles. The scenery is just pretty. I would do this again during the summer!  more »
  • We travel off season so we had the trail all to ourselves for a few hours of exploring. This is a very easy trail to walk. It came the most beautiful snow while walking back.  more »
  • We took this hike one morning in the cool of the day. It is mostly level with good trail surface. My knees don't allow me to do much of any trails with downhill segments, so this was a delight to be a...  more »

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