Flora and Fauna Nature Walk

Go Hike Alaska

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This is the perfect tour if you are looking to go on an easy hike and learn about flora & fauna. You will experience the incredible diversity of vegetation in a mixed boreal and coastal rainforest. Species like giant spruce, paper birch, and aspens reign from above while alders, willows, and devil’s club dominate the understory. Lichens, fungi, berries, and mosses are waiting to be explored, and we will teach you all about them.

• Take a nature walk through picturesque Chugach State Park.
• An easy, brief, and compelling experience designed for all to enjoy.
• Perfect for families with children!
• Learn about boreal forests and glaciated valleys through the voice of a naturalist.
• Opportunity for wildlife sightings, including moose, bear, and birds.
• Provisions include a prepacked snack, courtesy of Elevated Oats.

This is a great way to spend a moment in the wild of Alaska. Truly, a must-do!
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Stop At: Flattop Mountain Trail, 13229 Glen Alps Rd, Anchorage, AK 99516-6967

This is the perfect tour if you are looking to go on an easy hike, learn about Alaska’s vegetation and animal populations, and see one on the Chugach State Park’s most photogenic alpine valleys. We’ll start by meandering through hemlock forests scarred by thrashing leeward winds from the Turnagain Arm. Snowshoe Hares make their homes here attracting the rare lynx living in the area. Wild geraniums, bluebells, and forget-me-nots pop up In June and blissful blueberries, funky fungi, and changing colors tell us when summer is coming to a close.

The flora and fauna of the Glen Alps tell us a story of an ecosystem living in harmony just outside of Anchorage. Moose and bear birth their young in spring and mate during the fall months. They travel through the mountains and valley in search of their favorite browse, providing ample opportunity for wildlife viewing and photography.

Transportation included in total time of tour:
(1 hour transportation & 2 hours walking)

Duration: 2 hours

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Experience Suggestions: None, but you should be able to walk at least 3 miles on flat pavement, or 2 miles of uneven rolling terrain over the course of 2 hours. Some parts of trail are steep and hilly, placing additional stress on areas of the body not impacted by level terrain. Not recommended for those with severe cardiac or respiratory issues/illness. May be difficult for those with severe joint issues.
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Participation waiver signature required prior to departure.
  • If you have any dietary restrictions, please let us know and we will accommodate you with a different snack option
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Day packs and trekking poles available upon request
  • Snacks - High-calorie trail bites

  • No hotel, B&B, Air B&B, or other accommodation pickups.
  • Must meet at designated meeting location or provide own transportation to trailhead.

3 hours

Return Details
Returns to original departure point

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