This 3.7 mile trail begins at the base of Gunsight mountain and hikes it’s slopes to a stunning vista. The trail departs from a turn out off an abandoned part of the Glenn Highway and does not have a trailhead sign or trail markers. There is an average elevation gain of 789 feet per mile. There are no restrictions for motorized vehicles, but the latter portions of the trail are steep and better for hiking.
This trail is multi-use and traversed by snow-machine in winter.
Directions: From downtown Palmer take the Glenn Highway (Hwy 1) North for 78 miles. Turn left on Eagle River Trail.
Parking: No parking fee required for this location.