Alaska Fall Colors Sampler, Fairbanks, Alaska

Sierra Club Outings Trip | Lodge, Hiking

A landscape of evergreen trees as well as grasses and foliage turning red and brown in the fall.
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  • Experience the fall colors of interior Alaska
  • Enjoy single-day hiking, hot springs, museum excursions
  • Road-trip along the AK pipeline to the Arctic Circle


  • Luxury lodging, all meals
  • Transportation
  • Entrance, activity, and rental fees


The Trip

Experience fall in interior Alaska when the days get shorter, the tundra turns red, and winter can’t be far behind. Stunning displays of color are produced by the yellow and red leaves of birch, aspen, poplar, and tamarack against the dark green backdrop of black and white spruce. Our goal is to experience the best of the fall season in Fairbanks and the surrounding boreal ecosystems.

In addition to variety of outdoor activities, we will have several indoor educational visits, plus some time in town to visit shops and search downtown for the best coffee and baked goods.





John Kolman


This trip is in: United States, Alaska


  • A road surrounded by trees, some with yellow fall leaves.
  • Participants in outdoor gear walk single file on a trail through autumn colored brush.
  • Twelve smiling participants pose in front of a sign reading "Arctic Circle."
  • Grouped participants dwarfed by an oil pipeline held aloft on metal girders.
  • Participants trek, some with hiking poles, across a hillside with a view of flat red-brown hills.
  • Participants float in an inflatable raft surrounded by trees. A large evergreen lists at a steep angle over the water.
  • Autumn trees.