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Maybe we just didn't see the right parts of this area. Once you get up to the top where the parking lot is you don't have especially breathtaking views, much of it is blocked by the surrounding mountains. It's a pretty Barren area. We did...More
If you have the time, head up the Pass to indulge in hiking of all levels.
Mountain streams and lakes are aplenty. Be sure to wear hiking boots and appropriate attire. Be ware that the weather can change very quickly so being prepared is key....More
Earlier this week on an unusually sunny fall day in Alaska, I took my 2 year old, going on 12 years old grandson up to Hatcher Pass. We started out at the Goldmine Trail Head were the sun was just coming up over the mountains...More
Hatcher Pass at 3000 ft above sea level has stunning views and is great for hiking and berry picking in summer.
It's approximately 50mikes and connects the Parks highway with the Glenn highway. It is also home to the historic Independence gold mine of 1906
My niece and I were told about Hatcher Pass by a shopkeeper in Palmer. We decided to take a picnic lunch and take the scenic drive to the pass. It was a sunny day and we ate our lunch sitting in from of our car...More
We did the Reed Lakes Hike in Hatcher Pass. I would rate it as a strong moderate. The first portion of the trail is flat and easy - it then moves more upward and rugged. At maybe 2-2.5 miles in, the boulder scrambling starts. If...More
This is an Anchorage must-do!! This pass is exquisite. It runs from the town of Palmer to Park's Highway. If you are headed to Talkeetna/Denali from Anchorage, this is perfect for you to obtain some magnificent scenery along the way. Even if you are just...More
It was a amazing drive when we drove into hatchers pass, we saw the glaciers from glaciers view and the view all the mountain in panoramic view. We did a small hike the mine and gold cord lake. We touched some snow around there too!!!...More