Girdwood Nature Hiking Tour

Our guided Girdwood nature hiking tour explores part of the Historical Iditarod Trail, winding through the temperate rainforest that surrounds the Alyeska Resort. Your naturalist guide will point out and discuss the flora and fauna and have you nibble on edible leaves, flowers and berries, explore traditional and contemporary herb lore, identify bird song & animal behaviors, and enjoy stories about Native and Alaskan history. When blueberry season is in full swing, the trail is blooming with scrumptious delights sure to please anyone. You may even see a moose!

Hike Winner Creek & Part of Historical Iditarod Trails

This half-day hiking tour start & finish at the Hotel Alyeska in Girdwood, Alaska. The Winner Creek trail has gentle, graded and maintained sections with boardwalks, as well as, plenty of rugged, rooty sections of trail. This moderate and informative 5 mile (round trip) hike consists of a walk over the Winner Creek Gorge on a boardwalk.


  • Knowledgeable and fun naturalist hiking guides who will discuss ecology, glaciology and natural history.
  • Granola bars/snacks and waters.
  • Bear/Wildlife Protection
  • Trekking poles and extra attire, if needed.