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Chickaloon River Trail

  My family built the cabin about 3 miles off the hwy. in '57 overlooking the river.  The creek at the bottom of the hill below the cabin is Gin Creek, named after my mom (Ginger).  We've hiked about 12 miles up the trail and all over the area.  Many fond memories.
Says Mike Carty

When was the last time you got out in nature a bit? Chickaloon River Trail in Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska is such a great place. As long as you like the outdoors you
    will like Alaska. In the Talkeetna Mountains there are many great hiking trails, there's no better way to enjoy these mountains.
Pretty far from Anchorage you find Chickaloon River Trail but trails like these are great. Lots of
people from Sutton come to Chickaloon River Trail; whitewater paddling is splendid on Coal Creek. So much entertaining stuff to do here in the Talkeetna Mountains, too splendid to be true. Some nearby water includes Doone Creek. Paddling on Whitewater Outfitter - Matanuska Madwater Rafting Company is so much fun; Boulder Creek is near Chickaloon River Trail and is always a delight to take a look at. Through the summertime here at Chickaloon River Trail, high temperatures  
generally reach the 60's with nighttime lows in the 40's. During the winter highs are in the 20's with winter lows in the 0's overnight here at Chickaloon River Trail. Chickaloon River Trail is frequently a pretty dehydrated place.



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These outdoors activities are available near Chickaloon River Trail.
 Whitewater Near Chickaloon River Trail:
Coal Creek, Matanuska-Susitna Borough , 15 miles away, Class IV - 11.8 miles long (Glacier to Matanuska River)
Whitewater Outfitter - Matanuska Madwater Rafting Company, Matanuska Susitna Borough , 15 miles away, Whitewater outfitter
Whitewater Outfitter - Nova Riverrunners, Matanuska Susitna Borough , 15 miles away, Whitewater outfitter
Chickaloon River, Matanuska-Susitna Borough Borough , 16 miles away, Class III+(IV) - 33 miles long (30 Mile Airstrip to Matanuska)
Whitewater Outfitter - Alaska Raft Rentals, Matanuska Susitna Borough , 18 miles away, Whitewater outfitter
 Hotels Near Chickaloon River Trail:
Alaska Garden Gate B&B, Palmer , 49 miles away
Hatcher Pass Bed And Breakfast, Palmer , 49 miles away

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