Falls Creek Trail

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

This old mining road is 3.9 miles and climbs through spruce/hemlock forest.  It emerges into alder-covered hillsides and ends at the bottom end of an alpine valley. Some sections are steep and rugged but the upper parts afford views of Kenai and Lower Trail Lakes and surrounding mountains.

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At a Glance

Restrictions: Closed to ATVs past mile 3 to protect alpine vegetation. Closed to pack/saddle stock April 1- June 30. Not recommended for bicycles, horses, and winter use past mile 2 due to avalanche danger. 

General Information


At mile 24 Seward Highway turn east onto Solar Mountain Road. Cross railroad tracks and park along side road on far side of tracks.



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