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Bike & Tram Girdwood

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$215 per adult
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6.5 Hours
Availability : May - September
Downtown Anchorage
Min Age : 14+
Max People : 10

Bike where the ocean meet the mountains and dine above the ordinary!

“Outstanding tour in every way!” This was one of the most enjoyable excursions
of our cruise vacations.”  ~ TripAdvisor

Price Includes

  • Proessional Tour Guides
  • Round trip transportation
  • Bike, helmet and biking gloves
  • Rain pants & jacket
  • Alyeska Tram Ticket
  • Lunch (locally sourced and organic ingredients)

Departure & Return Location

  • Shuttle Bus Stop at the Downtown Anchorage Log Cabin Visitor Center: 546 W 4th Ave, Anchorage, AK 99501

Departure Time

  • 9 AM

Required

  • Must know how to ride a bike
  • Closed toed shoes

Explore outside of Anchorage and be a local for a day! Join a local, knowledgeable Alaskan guide for a ride along Turnagain Arm beginning at Bird Creek, a popular fishing spot when the salmon are running. The bike path follows the Turnagain Arm next to the nationally designated scenic Seward Highway. Dramatic views of mountains coming right down to the water help make this one of the most scenic drives and bike rides in the area. Along the way are many spots to stop and learn about the history and interesting geologic features, from how the area was formed by glaciers and earthquakes, to riding on what used to be where the original railroad tracks were laid.

You’ll end your ride in Girdwood; originally a mining town, turned popular ski town. Your guide will share with you the history of the area as you take in views of Girdwood Valley’s surrounding mountains and glaciers. Ride the Alyeska Tram up to 2,300 feet and have lunch with a view! Take in 360-degree views of the valley, hanging glaciers and Turnagain Arm while visiting the historic Round House Museum. 

  • Total tour time: 6.5 hours (up to 3 hours biking)
  • Fitness Level: recreational (12 mile ride with lots of stops and some hills)
  • Terrain: paved bike path with rolling hills (total 350 feet elevation gain)
  • Minimum Height: 4'11"
  • Minimum age: 14
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Reviews
  •   Had a great time exploring the Chugach State Park on this bike ride. The pacing was perfect for my family, the scenery was beautiful, and having lunch at the top... read more

    msikkink88
    8/23/2019

      I highly recommend taking this tour. Ellie was a terrific guide and a very nice and genuine person. The tour was great fun, and relaxing biking through Kincaid Park... read more

    ReneeOH2019
    9/06/2019

      This was an excellent tour. the guides know the area and are happy to share their knowledge. It is an easy ride and very safe for even a novice rider.

    mike t
    9/14/2019
  •   Our family had such a good ride with Elly @ Alaska Trail Guides. The ride itself was beautiful, the Chugach State Park is gorgeous. The bikes are so... read more

    Sightsee538109
    8/25/2019

      Had a great experience on the Chugach tour with Elly. She was a fantastic guide, would recommend to anyone visiting the area for the first time like myself. Fat tire... read more

    929robbyw
    6/17/2020

      Tour was bananas! Had a bunch of fun tearing through the Alaskan wilderness on mountain bikes. Best. Day. Ever.

    985grantf
    7/13/2020
  •   I cannot recommend Alaska Trail Guides highly enough. I took the Kenai Peninsula tour with Elly and was impressed and delighted throughout. The pre-ride coordination and communication were top notch... read more

    ryanswartz
    9/01/2019

      We Did the Coastal Cruise bike and my group was big mix of amateur and intermediate bikers and Ellie & Frankie were really great at making everyone comfortable. It was... read more

    AimieBellosillo
    8/06/2019

      Perfect way to begin my trip in Anchorage! I was so impressed by my guide’s knowledge...about everything. I learned about plants, wildlife, geological events — but also great tips and... read more

    jemorg09
    6/27/2020
Fitness
  • Leisurely: My main source of exercise is walking or light workouts once or twice a week. I enjoy getting outside and walking or light activity. I prefer mostly flat or downhill terrain. Short, small hill climbs are doable, but less is ok with me. (Less than 200 feet of climbing)
  • Recreational: Weekend warrior or commute to work or do spin classes in the gym, I enjoy an active lifestyle, working out 2 to 3 times a week with an occasional physical challenge. I enjoy gentle rolling terrain and feel great after reaching the top of a hill climb. (Less than 500 feet of climbing)
  • Active: Fitness is central to my life. I ride my bike regularly weekly (spin classes count!) or I work out 4 to 5 times a week physically challenging myself with almost every workout. I enjoy hills and like getting some speed. (Less than 1,000 feet of climbing)
  • Avid: Fitness is my life and everything I do revolves around my workouts and nutrition. I ride my bike an average of 100 miles per week and enjoy a fast pace for an extended time. I love to train, improve, and maybe even race my friends. I enjoy all-terrain!
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