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Crown Point Mine Trail

Thursday, June 1, 2023

Other Names

Chugach National Forest, Kenai Peninsula, Eastern Kenai Peninsula, Seward Ranger District, Solar Mountain

Last Known StatusOpen

This trail is 5.6 miles long and is generally open for riding around June through September (exact dates vary). The terrain mainly consists of hard pack gravel and rocky sections with some tree roots. Visitors may encounter a snow covered trail well into June. The trail is often muddy and is best explored in an ATV or UTV.

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Permit Required
Dates OpenJune 1 - March 31
Other ATV Stickers AcceptedUnknown
Spark ArrestorYesA spark arresting exhaust silencer or end cap is required for all vehicles.
Noise LimitYes (96 dB)
Whip FlagsNot Required
Maximum Vehicle WidthYes (50 inches)narrow terrain
Allow Dirt Bikes, Trail Bikes and Motorcycles Motorcycles & Dirt BikesPermitted
Allow All Terrain Vehicles / Quads / Four Wheelers Four WheelersPermitted(maximum width 50 inches)
Allow Utility Terrain Vehicles, Side by Sides (SXS), RZR UTV & SXSPermitted(maximum width 50 inches)
Allow 4x4 Jeeps, SUVs and 4 x 4 Trucks with License Plates 4x4 & Jeeps (registered)Prohibited
Dune Buggy & Sand Rail
4x4 (unregistered)
2 Stroke EnginesNo Restriction
MX Helmet RequiredYes
Camping / Overnight RV Parking Camping
Campfire Restrictions Campfires
Night RidingUnknown
Trail BlazingProhibitedstay on trails
Rule Enforcement


Approx Size12,800 acres (20 sq mi)
Miles Of Trail5
Climate TypeForest
Elevation785 to 4500 ft.
Trail MaintenanceMarked, Not Rated, Lightly Maintained
Loose DirtThis trail has little loose dirt.Little
Hard PackThe trail has mostly hard pack terrain.Mostly
SandThis trail has no sandy areas.None
MudThe trail has some mud after it rains.Some
DustThe trail has little dust on typical days.Little
RocksThis trail has little rocks.Little
TreesThe trail has almost all trees.All
Steep HillsThis trail has some steep hills.Some
Water CrossingsThe trail has few water crossings.Few
Small JumpsThis trail has no small jumps.None
Large JumpsThis trail has no large jumps.None
BermsThe trail has no berms.None
Sand/Gravel PitsThis national forest has no sand or gravel pits.None
Single TrackThis national forest has no single track trails.None
RoadsThis national forest has no roads.None
ShadeThis national forest has some shaded areas.Some
HazardsThis trail has few hazards.Few(hazards assumed marked but use caution)
Easy Terrain NoviceThis trail has some beginner terrain.Some
Moderate Terrain AmateurThis trail has mostly intermediate level terrain.Mostly
Difficult Terrain ExpertThis trail has little expert terrain.Little


AreaMotorized Trails
LandNational Forest



Gasoline Gasoline5-20 Miles (S)Essential 1 (907) 224-8041
Diesel Diesel5-20 Miles (S)Essential 1 (907) 224-8041
Potable Water Water1-5 Miles (SW)Trail River Campground (907) 743-9500
RV Hookups RV Hookup5-20 Miles (S)Bear Creek RV Park (907) 224-5725 or (877) 924-5725
RV Dump Station RV Disposal5-20 Miles (S)Bear Creek RV Park (907) 224-5725 or (877) 924-5725
Primitive Camping Campground1-5 Miles (SW)Trail River Campground (907) 743-9500
Convenience Store Conv Store5-20 Miles (S)Essential 1 (907) 224-8041




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Nearest CityCrown Point, AK
AddressCrown Point Mine Road, Crown Point, AK 99631
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Trail MapGo To Trail Map
From: Seward, AK
1) Take Highway 9 North approx. 24 miles
2) Turn right (east) on Crown PT Mine Road #343.


Contact InfoChugach National Forest - Seward Ranger District
334 4th Avenue, P.O. Box 390
Seward, AK 99664
(907) 224-3374


Crown Point Mine Trail Photo

Crown Point Mine Trail

Photo Submitted 8/7/2014 (Thanks!)

Crown Point Mine Trail Photo

Crown Point Mine Trail

Photo Submitted 10/9/2016 (Thanks!)

Crown Point Mine Trail Photo

Crown Point Mine Trail

Photo Submitted 10/13/2015 (Thanks!)

Crown Point Mine Trail Photo

Crown Point Mine Trail

Photo Submitted 10/13/2015 (Thanks!)

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