Dew Mound

Distance

7 miles

Difficulty

Easy

The Dew Mound Trail runs parallel to the historic Iditarod Trail. This easy 7.0-mile loop trail offers three return loop options along the way to shorten the hike, should you decide to head back sooner. The trail passes through a variety of plant communities showcasing tall grasses, shrubs and thickets, and beautiful spans of spruce and birch trees. Large boulder fields and rocky ravines add to the adventure of this hike. Interesting things to see along the trail include the Rapids Camp Yurt and the river access point, Eagle River, and a chance to see one of the park's public use log cabins.This trail does have access to Dew Mound, a large glacial erratic, as well as access to Dew Lake.

Getting There

Coordinates
Latitude: 61.2303
Longitude: -149.2702

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