Once you arrive to Kincaid Park, your guide will outfit you with your bike, a helmet, and a water bottle. The bike ride will be in the forested hills along the Cook Inlet. The trail will take you on a leisurely bike ride on the Tony Knowles Coastal Trail, a paved bike path offset from the road. Points of interest along the way include the Kincaid Park, Earthquake Park, and Westchester Lagoon.
Learn about the history of Anchorage and the nearby area from your tour guide as you keep an eye out for Moose and other wildlife along the journey! There will be an incredible view of the five mountain ranges that surround Anchorage. If you are worried about making it the whole journey on a bike, don't fear! This tour has an optional hop-on-hop-off alternative for guests who make it to the 5 mile halfway mark and feel more tired than anticipated. When the group breaks at the halfway mark, anyone who doesn't feel like riding the remaining portion can join the driver for a driving tour that will meet the rest of the group at the Westchester Lagoon.
Included: Bike & riding safety gear.
Please note: This tour requires a 2 person minimum to operate. Minimum age to participate is 10 years old and participants must be at least 4'7".
Duration: 3 hours (Hotel pick up is not included. Bike ride: 2 hours.)
- Gear/equipment: Kona Dew Hybrid Bike, helmet, rain pants & jacket, biking gloves
- Light snack including 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 at the Visitor Center Log Cabin. 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?
Kona Dew Hybrid Bikes: These are a light weight bike with an aluminum frame and is built for comfort. This bike is designed for a day of exploring.
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 point-to-point and the driver guide and vehicle meets the group at the halfway point. This is a scenic overlook perfect for pictures, changing layers, having a quick snack, and/or getting a drink of water. If you choose, the driver guide will load your bike up and you can continue to tour via vehicle and will meet up with the group at the end of the bike ride. To ensure the most enjoyable experience we encourage our guests to select a biking trip that matches best with their skills and fitness level. For this tour we recommend that guest gets an average of 3-4 hours of exercise per week and are comfortable 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 also seen on this tour however is not a designated wildlife tour and specific wildlife cannot be guarenteed. You will be with experienced guides who will have bear spray and are familiar with the wild life area.
Are food and drink included?
Light snack & water bottle.
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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.