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Mount Roberts Trail

1/2 mile from cruise ship dock, Juneau, AK
+1 888-461-8726
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Great views of Gastineau Channel. Moderate to Strenuous.

Easily accessible trail from the tramway with superb views of Gastineau Channel leading into... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Jerald W
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Winston Salem, North Carolina
A few worthwhile vistas in the forest

My preference is to hike in the high alpine. That said, this trail offers the feel of what it's... read more

Reviewed 1 January 2018
Stacy E
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Juneau, Alaska
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Hiking trail beginning in downtown Juneau that is great for novices.
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good33%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“great hike” (27 reviews)
“gift shop” (34 reviews)
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1/2 mile from cruise ship dock, Juneau, AK
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"basin road"
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"great hike"
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"gift shop"
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"free tram ride"
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"cable car"
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"tree roots"
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"hiking boots"
in 9 reviews
"nature center"
in 12 reviews
"take your time"
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"gastineau channel"
in 8 reviews
"easy hike"
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"walk up"
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"hour hike"
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"cruise ship"
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"lady baltimore"
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"downtown juneau"
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Easily accessible trail from the tramway with superb views of Gastineau Channel leading into Juneau. The incline is probably a mildly challenging but can be strenuous depending how far and high you hike. Water, good hiking shoes are a must. Hiking poles or staff is...More

Thank Jerald W
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Reviewed 1 January 2018

My preference is to hike in the high alpine. That said, this trail offers the feel of what it's like to be in the coniferous rain forest, and provides a few worthy scenic viewpoints. The trail rises 1700+ feet to the top of the tram...More

3  Thank Stacy E
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Reviewed 30 December 2017

My partner and I went last September. It was an amazing hiking experience. Steep trail that was almost like an obstacle course and the views - once you could see through the dense forest - was amazing. Our total hike was 7 hours and we...More

2  Thank Victoria J
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Reviewed 28 November 2017

A fun ride to the top of Mt Roberts - easily accessible downtown Juneau. The top gives a beautiful view over the Juneau area as well as south and north. There's a nice gift shop at the top too. Especially enjoyable is the outdoor hike...More

2  Thank John E
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Reviewed 26 November 2017

This use to be my best escape for a nice afternoon walk when I used to work on Cruise Ships. Every 7th day our ship use to be in Juneau Alaska during the peak season time. Often I used to come out around 1100am and...More

8  Thank irfannoorani69
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Reviewed 30 October 2017

Take the tram up to the trails. Tram tickets are good all day. Trails paved and and lots of foliage and vegetation. Awesome view of Juneua at th top of the trail.

Thank Elle R
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Reviewed 15 October 2017

Having arrived at the top on the Tramway have your walking boots on to keep going higher on the hiking trails. They are not long but they are steep. Through the forest areas lots of tree roots to keep an eye on. Views are terrific....More

Thank smipau
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Reviewed 9 October 2017

This is a local favorite of mine. It's enjoyable in summer or winter. Summer visits: Tram will be open. Enter up on Star Hill or up on Basin Road, there will be a sign visible in either location letting you know you've got the right...More

3  Thank John M
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Reviewed 8 October 2017

This is a lovely trail to follow plenty of wild life birds etc . You can follow the trail easy however have sturdy shoes as it can be uneven but worth it for the veiws you need a good couple of hours .

Thank Linda C
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Reviewed 8 October 2017

We were lucky that someone told us about the trail and so in need of exercise we decided to do it. It's not easy to find the beginning of the walk but we did after going wrong a couple of times. The walk up is...More

2  Thank whereamI2day
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GiaFree
31 July 2016|
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Response from Angela C | Reviewed this property |
You can pay and take the Tram up from downtown Juneau which is around $35. Or, you can walk 1.5-2miles past downtown Juneau and then start a very intense, rooty, muddy hike of approximately 3miles, 1800 feet elevation to... More
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SandraTLH
25 June 2016|
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Response from Angela C | Reviewed this property |
You can pay and take the Tram up from downtown Juneau which is around $35. Or, you can walk 1.5-2miles past downtown Juneau and then start a very intense, rooty, muddy hike of approximately 3miles, 1800 feet elevation to... More
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claudiasorensen
25 May 2016|
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Response from AugustBDayTripster |
If you hike from town up to the tram stop at the end of the trail, it will take a about 90 minutes from the trailhead (plus about 20 minutes from the dock to the trailhead), depending on your fitness level and desire to... More
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