Learn about the history of Anchorage and the nearby area from your tour guide with this leisurely 9.5 mile bike tour. Your ride will take place in the forested hills along the Cook Inlet. Beginning in Kincaid Park, your guide will outfit you with your bike, a helmet, and a water bottle. You'll set off on a leisurely bike ride along the Tony Knowles Coastal Trail, a paved bike path offset from the road. Keep an eye out for moose and other wildlife along your journey!
The Cook Inlet provides spectacular scenery during the entire ride. Between five different mountain ranges, ocean views, large wildlife, flora and fauna, and even the chance to see a volcano, there is always something to beautiful to see. Cycle through Kincaid Park, Point Worzonoff, Earthquake Park, and end at Westchester Lagoon on this fun, relaxing bike tour.
Duration: 3 hours (Roundtrip from downtown Anchorage.)
- Gear/equipment: Specialized Low Entry Roll Bike, helmet
- Light snack and bottled water
- Minimum Age: 10 years old
- Minimum Height: 4' 7"
- Signed liability waiver
- Must know how to ride a bike, use hand brakes and shift gears for this tour
- Must be physically fit and capable of riding a bike for up to 2 hours on a gently hilly paved bike path
Duration: 3 hours. Tour times below are approximate:
- 15 minutes - transport to Kincaid Park, the starting point of the bike ride
- 15 minutes - equipment and safety briefing
- 2 hours - leisurely bike ride
- 10 minutes - gear load and snack time
- 10 minutes - transport to Shuttle Bus Stop at the Downtown Visitors Center
- This tour meets at the Shuttle Bus Stop outside the Dena'ina Center downtown. Fully detailed instructions are included on your finalized ticket vouchers.
ADA Accessibility of Tour:
- This tour IS NOT wheelchair and/or limited mobility accessible.
What kind of bikes will we ride?
Specialized Roll: a step through bike (has a low bar, about 1 foot off of the ground) and sits upright. Great for those with restricted mobility or who do not ride often
What if I get too tired and do not want to bike the entire distance?
This tour is a leisurely 9.5-mile point-to-point bike ride on a paved multi-use bike path. To ensure the most enjoyable experience, we encourage our guests to select a tour that best matches their skills and fitness level. On average, there are information or photo breaks within 1.5 miles. If you cannot complete the ride while on the bike tour, our driver guide will meet the group and pick you up. For this tour, we recommend that guests get an average of 3-4 hours of exercise per week and are comfortable braking and shifting gears on a bike.
Will I see any wildlife on this tour?
Moose, black bears, snow shoe hares, bald eagles and beluga whales are sometimes seen on this tour, however it is not a designated wildlife tour and specific wildlife cannot be guaranteed. You will be with experienced guides who will have bear spray and are familiar with the wildlife area.
Are food and drink included?
A light snack & water bottles are included.
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Aug 2022 - Rochelle S.
I loved my guided bike tour! The equipment was in excellent working condition. Elly, our fabulous guide, not only provided gloves, jackets and helmets, she was very knowledgeable and personable. I enjoyed every minute!
Aug 2020 - Oleksandr Z.
That was cool ride and pretty cool historic information about the city
Jun 2019 - Judy L.
I had a knowledgeable guide who shared about the earthquake and local lore. The trail was fun and had beautiful views along the water.