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Estuary Life Trail


ADA-accessible hiking, winter use


Closely accessible from the Alaska Ferry terminal, this scenic ADA accessible boardwalk trail can easily be hiked in about 15 minutes ending at a river viewing deck on Nelson Logging Road. The trail is part of the Starrigavan Recreation Area, managed jointly by the USDA Forest Service and Alaska State Parks. Interpretive stations with benches and a covered bird viewing deck highlight this trail. A self-guided trail brochure in an easy-to-read format and interpretive map kiosk is also available at the trailhead. The trail follows the forest edge as it meets the estuary, weaving in and out of tree clusters and crossing small streams.


0.25 miles one-way