Parks & Trails

Mountain TrailSummer and Winter Use

The Valdez Parks Department maintains numerous trails in and around Valdez. They range from short easy hikes to very long difficult adventures. Information on all of our trails can be found on our Summer Trail Maps Booklet and our Winter Trails Guide. Our trails include use areas for:

  • Cross country skiing
  • Dog sleds
  • Four wheelers
  • Hiking
  • Running
  • Snow machines
  • Walking

Park Shelter Rentals

The Valdez Parks Department has several picnic shelters which are available for rentals and events. Contact the Recreation Center front office at 835-4526 to check availability and process your reservation.

For parties who intend to consume alcohol on City property, an approved alcohol waiver is required. Hard-copies are available at the Recreation Center front desk.


  • Parks - View the amenities available for parks in Valdez.
  • Trails - View the amenities for the various trails in Valdez.
  1. Marcie Robertson

    Park Maintenance Supervisor

  2. Brian Roosma

    Park Maintenance Foreman