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Meridian Lakes Trail - INHT

Area Status: Open
This area is Open
 

The Meridian Lakes Trail is a segment of the longer Iditarod National Historic Trail (INHT).

This is an easy 8.3 mile trail (one way) with an elevation gain of 600 feet. It has many up and down grades. Snow can remain until early June. Dense tree canopy over this trail means is only recommended for snowshoes us in the winter.  The trail passes a series of lakes (south to north) Leech Lake - 1.5 miles, Grayling Lake - 2.2 miles, Meridian Lake - mile 3, and Long Lake 5.4 miles

The trail is closed to saddle/pack stock from April 1- June 30 and closed to motorized vehicles year round.

Click here for more information on the Iditarod National Historic Trail.

At a Glance

Usage: Light
Best Season: June - October
Busiest Season: Summer
Restrictions: The trail is closed to saddle/pack stock from April 1- June 30 and closed to motorized vehicles year round.
Water: Streams
Operated By: Chugach National Forest

Activities


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Areas & Activities

Location

 
  Area/Length : 
8.3 miles

  Elevation : 
600 foot elevation gain

 



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