Trails in the Scenic Foothills Community


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  • Alicia Iden Nature Trail: 1.5 miles around Baxter Bog in Baxter Bog Park, includes overlook platform and outdoor classroom signage. See Baxter Bog Report Card Web Gallery.
  • Arnold L. Muldoon Park: 4 kilometers of trails winding through wooded stands. Easy access off East northern Lights or Muldoon Road. Arnold L. Muldoon Park Report Card web gallery.
  • Baxter Road Trail: Nunaka Valley Park to Tudor Road: 2 miles.
  • DeBarr Road Trail: Sitka Street Park to Muldoon Road; 4 miles.
  • Far North Bicentennial Park-Tudor Road: 30 kilometers of trail through wooded areas. Excellent view and photo points.
  • Goose Lake-East Northern lights Blvd.: 1 mile of trails around the lake.
  • Muldoon--Muldoon Road & Northern Lights: Centennial Park to Spenard Recreation Center via Muldoon-Tudor; 10 miles.
  • Northern Lights Trail: Muldoon Park to Earthquake Park; 8 miles.
  • Russian Jack Spur: Russian Jack Springs Park to Goose Lake via East High Overpass; 1.5 miles.
  • Jens’s Tour of Anchorage

Trails map: New all-season map is printed on tear resistant, water resistant polyart 23"x36" paper. We included official bike routes, paved trails, soft surface trails, roads, parks, schools and other public facilities. Trail use designations are included, as well as the Leave No Trace Principals and Trail Etiquette. Look for the map for sale REI, Parks and Recreation facilities, the Log Cabin Visitors Center, the Alaska Public Lands Information Center, and the Bureau of Land Management office in Anchorage. Polyart paper price—$10; regular paper price—$5. Proceeds from sales will go to the Anchorage Park Foundation to be set aside for the next printing.

Anchorage Bicycle Plan

Anchorage Parks and Trails: descriptions and directions to various popular trails.

Trail Watch: Keeping trails safe for Family, Friends and Visitors. As a trail user you have the opportunity to report litter, vandalism, safety hazards, suspicious activities, and crimes.

Recreation access permits are required for entry to Fort Richardson lands and trails behind our subdivisions. Visit their web site for more information. The area right behind Chugach Foothills and up the Domes is 429.