Best Hikes Fairbanks details the best hikes within an hour’s drive from downtown Fairbanks, Alaska. Ranging from easy nature walks to strenuous day hikes, this guide offers something for every hiker—all within easy reach of the city. Each featured hike includes a detailed route description, at-a-glance data including the length and difficulty level, thorough directions to the trailhead, GPS coordinates, directional cues, and a detailed, accurate trail map. Inside you'll find full-color photos, approximate hiking times, canine compatibility, fees and permits required, sidebars on local lore, points of interest, and much more.
Hudson Lindenberger is a full-time, award-winning journalist and author whose work has appeared in Men’s Journal, Backpacker, 5280, and many other regional and national publications. He was the co-author of On Thin Ice: An Epic Final Quest into the Melting Arctic that told the story of Eric Larsen and Ryan Waters’ trip to the North Pole, a Gold Medalist at the 21st Annual Independent Publisher Book Awards. When Lindenberger is not writing he spends his time in the mountains of Colorado hiking, biking, and climbing.