Haystack Trail

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

This .8 mile, mostly boardwalk trail winds through spruce-hemlock forest to a knoll overlooking the Copper River Delta. From this spectacular vantage point, one may view the Gulf of Alaska, Kayak Island and many species of wildlife, especially trumpeter swans and moose. The trail has several places to rest and relax.

Length: .8 miles

USGS Map: Cordova B-4

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At a Glance

Usage: Medium
Best Season: Spring, Summer, Fall



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Day Hiking

Status: Open
Usage: Location: Copper River Highway mile 19.2
Best Season: Spring, Summer, Fall
Difficulty Level: Easy
Areas & Activities


  Area/Length : 
.8 miles

  Elevation : 
50 ft - 150 ft