The Tony Knowles Coastal Trail is one of the prettiest coastal trails in the nation. The trail winds along the coast. It is a total of 11 miles long and starts from downtown and ends at the Chalet at Kincaid Park. It is anchorage's most popular trail and won't leave you disappointed. Leave the city behind and go explore the local treasure that tells a long tale of natural and human history.
Skirt the fault line of the ‘64 quake, take a stroll through the scented forest. Look for moose, deer and elk. And last but not least take in sweeping vistas where you can spot beluga whales and North America's highest peak, Mount Mckinley also known as Denali. The trail is highlighted from the modern skyline of downtown to the open skies of Point Woronzof.
Visitors have biked and walked the trail and have mentioned how many animals they have seen along the way. Visitors have also mentioned they have seen a bald eagle a couple of times during their ride along the trail.
A couple things you can see or do during your ride along the trail is stop at the Fish Creek bridge, Westchester Lagoon, Wooden Bridge, Lynn Ary Park, Benches,Earthquake Park Exhibit, Volcano Vantage or even just stop at the beach.