TRAILS ARE OPEN DURING COVID-19 BUILDING CLOSURE. Please keep your distance from others even though you are outdoors. If you see that the parking lot is full and people are parking on the road, please consider finding a less popular trail. Thanks!
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Rodak Nature Trail: OPEN. Snow covered, ~3 inch base.
Albert Loop Trail: OPEN as of 11/13/2020. Snow covered, ~3 inch base, lots of roots/rocks poking through in places.
Section of trail close to river is currently wet with overflow from the river. Use bypass trail to avoid this trail section.
Historic Iditarod Trail/Crow Pass Trail (Nature Center Trailhead to Echo Bend only ): OPEN. Snow covered,
~3 inch base, rocks/roots poking out in places.
Dew Mound Trail: OPEN. Snow covered, ~3 inch base, roots/poking throurh in places.
Dog owners: Please remember to keep your dog(s) on a leash on the Rodak Trail, Albert Loop Trail and first mile of the Dew Mound and Iditarod Trail. Please be responsible trail users and pickup after your dogs. Bags are available at the trail head sign at the ERNC.
Crow Pass Trail, 11/12/2020: WINTER TRAVEL on the GIRDWOOD side of the trail is not recommended due to the trail crossing through dangerous avalanche terrain. For a comparison of what Crow Pass "might" look like, check out the Alyeska webcam for Glacier bowl (similar elevation to Crow Pass). You can also check out the snow report as well.
Please note: These are reports from trail users. We cannot and do not guarantee trail conditions on any given day/time. Trail conditions change
daily, especially the river depth at the ford site. Be prepared for anything from knee to waist deep. If you are not comfortable crossing,
turn around and go back the way you came. You should be prepared for any kind of weather (rain, snow, sun, fog) and wildlife (bears/moose).
Always carry a map for navigation, the trail is not marked. Trail condition contacts: Eagle River Nature Center 907-694-2108,
Chugach National Forest 907-783-3242, or Chugach State Park 907-345-5014.
Please check out the Crow Pass Trail Facebook page for more information and hiker posts: Crow Pass Trail Facebook Page