Ptarmigan Creek Trail

Area Status: Open
This area is Open
 

3.5 mile hiking trail from Ptarmigan Creek Campground to Ptarmigan Lake. The first mile is level along the forested banks of Ptarmigan Creek. It then climbs, sometimes steeply, to an open mountainside of meadows and brush with views of nearby mountains. The trail goes up and down following the hillside high above the creek then descends to the west end of Ptarmigan Lake, a long, narrow, glacial lake hemmed in by steep mountains.  

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At a Glance

Usage: Medium
Restrictions: Closed to motorized vehicles May 1- November 30. Closed to pack/saddle stock April 1- June 30. Not recommended for bicycles, horses, or snowmobiles.

General Information

Directions:

At mile 23 Seward Highway turn east into Ptarmigan Creek Campground. Turn right to trailhead parking area.


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Activities


Camping & Cabins

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