Fall Activities

Alaska Backcountry Adventure Tours
3901 S Lindsey Cir
Palmer, AK 99645

Explore Alaska Like a Local and ride off into Alaska’s wilderness with Alaska Backcountry Adventure Tours. Alaska Backcountry Adventure Tours offers Alaska vacations, packages and tours.

Alaska Zipline Adventure Park
8801 N Wolverine Rd
Palmer AK 99645

Alaska Zipline Tours & Adventure Park
Alaska Zipline Adventure Park is Alaska’s first and only all-tandem side-by-side zipline course conveniently located just a short 90-minute drive north of Anchorage. Our Alaska zipline tours are one of a kind, situated on a 280-acre working farm surrounded by majestic mountains with stunning 360-degree views, all just outside Palmer, AK.

In addition to our Alaska zip line tours, our adventure park also offers full horseback trail rides, western arena activities, kids summer ranch camps, a retreat center and more! There is nothing else like it anywhere in Alaska.

Gold Mint Trail

This 16 mile (round trip) trail follows the Little Susitna river up to it's headwaters.  One of four major trails in Hatcher Pass, north of Palmer, it has a gradual incline for the first few miles before becoming much steeper.  It is open to hiking, biking, and skiing, and you can even do a little gold panning along the way.

For directions and additional information, please click on the website link above or alaska.org/detail/gold-mint-trail.

Reed Lakes Trail

This trail, approximately 9 miles round trip, follows an old mining road in Hatcher Pass.  You will hike over 2,000 feet of elevation gain and witness the tarn that feeds Reed Lake, gorgeous waterfalls, the lake itself, and Reed Creek flowing down the mountain.

For directions and additional information click on the website link above or alaska.org/detail/reed-lakes-trail.