Thunder Bird Falls Trail
in Chugach State Park
Access: Thunder Bird Falls Trailhead
Allowable Uses: Hiking. No bikes allowed.
Distance: 1 mile one way
Elevation Gain: 175 feet
Safety and Considerations:
of a canyon and private property to take you to a
Subdivision near trail; please respect private property.
After a brief uphill section, the trail skirts the edge
Keep an eye on children when near cliffs and down near the falls.
recently refurbished viewing deck. From the deck
you can see the picturesque Thunder Bird Falls.
For more adventure follow the trail down to the
base of the falls for a close up look.
Pets must be on a leash while in the trailhead
parking lot, and under control on trails and in the
backcountry. Please clean up after your pet.
Birch forest on steep hillside overhanging Eklutna Canyon. Views of
200 foot high Thunderbird Falls. Falls often freeze in winter
producing ice sculptures.
Chugach State Park Headquarters
Mile 115, Seward Highway
Visit http://dnr.alaska.gov/parks/units/chugach for
a complete set of park rules.
Potter Section House