Coastal-North


Trails Map


Bike Map

Description: Tony Knowles Coastal Trail hugs the coastline of Cook Inlet from 2nd Ave downtown Anchorage 10 1/3 miles Southwest to Kincaid Park. This roundtrip tour starts at Westchester Lagoon, ventures Northeast to 2nd Ave and H St, then, returns to Westchester Lagoon. This section of the trail is 1 1/3 miles long and is not marked by mileposts. The trail has a few minor grades; however, it is well suited to the novice user. The other section of the Coastal Trail is presented separately under Coastal South.

Connections: To access Ship Creek Trail from the Northeast Trailhead, take 2nd Ave to Christensen Dr to 1st Ave to North C St. The Coastal Trail intersects with Chester Creek Trail at Westchester Lagoon.

Bridge Replacement at Westchester Lagoon ADN Article


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Highlights

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Views of Cook Inlet, Mountains Ranges, Anchorage Port & Downtown Anchorage

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Moose, Small Mammals, Ducks, Birds & Beluga Whales

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Fishing Regulations Alaska Department of Fish & Game

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The Alaska Railroad Tracks Parallel the Trail

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Two Alaska Railroad Underpasses

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Margaret Eagan Sullivan Park/Westchester Lagoon, Elderberry Park & Oscar Anderson House

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Paved Trail, Minor Grades, Not Marked by Mileposts