Mat-Su Borough Park

Blueberry Knoll Hiking Trail at Government Peak Recreation Area

All Year

The Blueberry Knoll Hiking Trail at Government Peak Recreation Area is 1.5 miles, moderately steep, and has great views. There is a picnic table at the top of the knoll, where one can look out onto the Matanuska Valley. This is a great location for a well-earned picnic lunch with the family!

Please be advised that stinging nettles are present in this area during the mid to late summer – long pants are recommended.

Directions: From Palmer take the Palmer-Fishhook Road toward Hatcher Pass. At mile 7, turn left onto Edgerton Parks Road. Drive one mile. Take a right on Mountain Trails Drive, the parking area and main trailhead is past the gate.

Parking: This is a Mat-Su Borough Trailhead and requires a $5 single use day pass, or an annual parking pass.

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