For those with a mind to appreciate and photograph the wildlife around the Portage area, this trail is a good option. The trailhead is at the Williwaw Fish Viewing Platform. It can also be accessed from the Trail of Blue Ice. That way, it connects to both the the Williwaw Campground and the Begich Boggs Visitor Center. There is practically no elevation change. You pass through lush forests and pretty ponds. Sometime people are a bit confused by the map, in that it’s not always clear if the trail crosses the Portage Highway. Yes it does.
Willawaw Nature Trail Travel Tips
- Pick up a trail map and guide at the Begich Boggs Visitor Center.
- Don't’ drink the water before boiling and treating.
- Be careful of bears.
- Carry rain gear and bug spray.
How to Reach Willawaw Nature Trail
- Drive to the Williwaw Campground.
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1% of people who visit Anchorage include Willawaw Nature Trail in their plan
3 PM - 4 PM
66.67% of people start their Willawaw Nature Trail visit around 3 PM - 4 PM
1 Hr 30 Minutes
People usually take around 1 Hr 30 Minutes to see Willawaw Nature Trail
95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Willawaw Nature Trail