Wrangell, Alaska, US
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Approximately 3 Hours
Meals not included
Join a moderate-to-strenuous hike that will take you into Alaska's temperate rain forest.
Travel by car to the head of the Rainbow Trail, not far from Wrangell. The entire hike is along a manmade boardwalk that winds through incredible forest scenery. The first quarter mile is along mostly flat terrain with a short series of steps. The trail crosses a beautiful creek, and from there, approximately 820 steps of varying heights lead upwards to the magnificent Rainbow Falls. Your guide ensures that you appreciate both the natural history and the human history of the region.
Dress warmly in layers with a wind- and waterproof outer layer; bring gloves, a scarf and a warm hat. Bring a backpack to stow any layers you shed. Wear sturdy non-skid walking shoes. Wear sunglasses and biodegradable sunscreen; bring insect repellent. Bring binoculars. Walking poles are provided. Total distance covered on the hike is 1.2 miles (2 km), with an elevation gain of 800 feet (245 m). Minimum age is 9 years. Maximum weight is 350 lbs. A maximum of 20 guests ensures a quality hiking and interpretive experience. Tour operates rain or shine but may be canceled by the operator in the event of extremely bad weather or unsuitable conditions.