Great Land of Alaska

Alaskan Highways

Alaska highway map

1. Dalton Highway/Haul Road • 2. Elliott Highway • 3. Steese Highway • 4. Parks Highway • 5. Richardson Highway • 6. Alaska Highway • 7. Taylor Highway • 8. Denali Highway • 9. Glenn Highway • 10. Seward Highway • 11. Sterling Highway • 12. Edgerton Highway


Alaska Highway

Begins: Dawson Creek, BC
Ends: Delta Junction, Alaska
Length: 1,390 miles / 2,237 km
Surface: Paved
Season: Open all year
Highest summit: Summit Lake, 4,250 feet / 1,295 m
Major communities: Dawson Creek, BC; Ft. Nelson, BC; Watson Lake, Yukon; Teslin, Yukon; Whitehorse, Yukon; Haines Junction, Yukon; Tok, Alaska; Delta Junciton, Alaska
Attractions: Muncho Lake, Liard Hotsprings, Watson Lake, Signforest, SS Klondike, Kluane Lake, Trans-Alaska pipeline

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Dalton Highway / Haul Road

Begins: Elliott Hwy. MP 73
Ends: Deadhorse
Length: 414 miles / 667 km
Surface: 75% gravel, 25% paved
Season: Open all year
Highest summit: Atigun Pass, 4,800 feet / 1,463 m
Major communities: Coldfoot, Deadhorse
Attractions: Trans-Alaska pipeline, Arctic Circle, Brooks Range

  Coldfoot Deadhorse Fairbanks
Coldfoot - 239 mi
385 km
259 mi
417 km
Deadhorse 239 mi
385 km
- 498 mi
801 km
Fairbanks 259 mi
417 km
498 mi
801 km
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Denali Highway

Begins: Cantwell
Ends: Paxson
Length: 134 miles / 216 km
Surface: 85% gravel, 15% paved
Season: Closed in winter
Highest summit: Maclaren Summit, 4,086 feet / 1,245 m
Major communities: Cantwell, Paxson
Attractions: Alaska Range, Tangle Lakes-Delta River Canoe Trail

  Cantwell Delta Jct. Denali Park Paxson
Cantwell - 214 mi
344 km
27 mi
43 km
134 mi
216 km
Delta Jct. 214 mi
344 km
- 241 mi
388 km
80 mi
129 km
Denali Park 27 mi
43 km
241 mi
388 km
- 161 mi
259 km
Paxson 134 mi
216 km
80 mi
129 km
161 mi
259 km
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Edgerton Highway/McCarthy Road

Begins: Richardson Hwy. MP 83
Ends: McCarthy
Length: 93 miles / 150 km
Surface: 40% paved, 60% gravel
Season: McCarthy Road not maintained during winter
Major communities: Chitina, McCarthy
Attractions: Wrangell-St. Elias National Park, Kennicott Mine

  Chitina McCarthy Richardson Hwy.
Chitina - 60 mi
97 km
33 mi
53 km
McCarthy 60 mi
97 km
- 93 mi
150 km
Richardson Jct. 33 mi
53 km
93 mi
150 km
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Elliott Highway

Begins: Fox
Ends: Manley Hot Springs
Length: 152 miles / 245 km
Surface: 50% paved, 50% gravel
Season: Open all year
Major communities: Fox, Manley Hot Springs
Attractions: Minto Lakes, Manley Hot Springs, Arctic Circle

  Dalton Highway Fairbanks Manley Minto
Dalton Highway - 84 mi
135 km
79 mi
127 km
48 mi
77 km
Fairbanks 84 mi
135 km
- 163 mi
262 km
132 mi
212 km
Manley 79 mi
127 km
163 mi
262 km
- 53 mi
85 km
Minto 48 mi
77 km
132 mi
212 km
53 mi
85 km
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Glenn Highway

Begins: Anchorage
Ends: Tok
Length: 328 miles / 528 km
Surface: Paved
Season: Open all year
Highest summit: Eureka Summit, 3,322 feet / 1,013 m
Major Communities: Anchorage, Eagle River, Chugiak, Eklutna, Palmer, Glennallen, Tok
Attractions: Matanuska Glacier, Talkeetna Mountains, Chugach Mountains, Wrangell Mountains

  Anchorage Glennallen Palmer Tok Valdez
Anchorage - 189 mi
304 km
42 mi
68 km
328 mi
528 km
304 mi
489 km
Glennallen 189 mi
304 km
- 147 mi
237 km
139 mi
224 km
115 mi
185 km
Palmer 42 mi
68 km
147 mi
237 km
- 286 mi
460 km
262 mi
422 km
Tok 328 mi
528 km
139 mi
224 km
286 mi
460 km
- 254 mi
409 km
Valdez 304 mi
489km
115 mi
185 km
262 mi
422 km
254 mi
409 km
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Parks Highway

Begins: Glenn Hwy. MP 35
Ends: Fairbanks
Length: 362 miles / 583 km
Surface: Paved
Season: Open all year
Highest summit: Broad Pass, 2,400 feet / 732 m
Major Communities: Wasilla, Houston, Willow, Trapper Creek, Talkeetna, Cantwell, Healy, Nenana, Fairbanks
Attractions: Denali National Park, Alaska Range

  Anchorage Denali Park Fairbanks Talkeetna Wasilla
Anchorage - 237 mi
381 km
362 mi
583 km
113 mi
182 km
42 mi
68 km
Denali Park 237 mi
381 km
- 125 mi
201 km
153 mi
246 km
195 mi
314 km
Fairbanks 362 mi
583 km
125 mi
201 km
- 278 mi
447 km
320 mi
515 km
Talkeetna 113 mi
183 km
153 mi
246 km
278 mi
447 km
- 71 mi
114 km
Wasilla 42 mi
68 im
195 mi
314 km
320 mi
515 km
71 mi
114 km
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Richardson Highway

Begins: Valdez
Ends: Fairbanks
Length: 366 miles / 589 km
Surface: Paved
Season: Open all year
Highest summit: Isabel Pass, 3,280 feet / 1,000 m
Major Communities: Valdez, Copper Center, Glennallen, Paxson, Delta Junction, Fairbanks
Attractions: Trans-Alaska pipeline, Worthington Glacier, Alaska Range, Wrangell Mountains

  Delta Jct. Fairbanks Glennallen Paxson Valdez
Delta Jct. - 96 mi
154 km
151 mi
243 km
80 mi
129 km
270 mi
435 km
Fairbanks 96 mi
154 km
- 247 mi
398 km
177 mi
285 km
366 mi
589 km
Glennallen 151 mi
243 km
247 mi
398 km
- 71 mi
114 km
119 mi
192 km
Paxson 80 mi
129 km
177 mi
285 km
71 mi
114 km
- 190 mi
306
Valdez 270 mi
435 km
366 mi
589 km
119 mi
192 km
190 mi
306 km
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Seward Highway

Begins: Anchorage
Ends: Seward
Length: 127 miles / 204 km
Surface: Paved
Season: Open all year
Highest summit: Turnagain Pass, 988 feet / 301 m
Major Communities: Anchorage, Girdwood, Moose Pass, Seward
Attractions: Mount Alyeska, Portage Glacier, Chugach National Forest, Kenai Fjords National Park

  Alyeska Anchorage Hope Seward Whittier
Alyeska - 42 mi
68 km
56 mi
90 km
95 mi
153 km
28 mi
45 km
Anchorage 42 mi
68 km
- 88 mi
142 km
127 mi
204 km
60 mi
97 km
Hope 56 mi
90 km
88 mi
142 km
- 75 mi
121 km
52 mi
84 km
Seward 95 mi
153 km
127 mi
204 km
75 mi
121 km
- 91 mi
146 km
Whittier 28 mi
45 km
60 mi
97 km
52 mi
84 km
91 mi
146 km
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Steese Highway

Begins: Fairbanks
Ends: Circle
Length: 162 miles / 261 km
Surface: 30% paved, 70% gravel
Season: Open all year
Highest summit: Eagle Summit, 3,624 feet / 1,105 m
Major Communities: Fairbanks, Fox, Central, Circle
Attractions: Hot springs, Gold Dredge no. 8, Trans-Alaska pipeline, Davidson Ditch, Nome Creek Valley, Yukon River

  Central Chena Hot Springs Circle Circle Hot Springs Faribanks
Central - 180 mi
290 km
35 mi
56 km
8 mi
13 km
128 mi
206 km
Chena Hot Springs 180 mi
290 km
- 214 mi
344 km
188 mi
303 km
61 mi
98 km
Circle 35 mi
56 km
214 mi
344 km
- 43 mi
69 km
162 mi
261 km
Circle Hot Springs 8 mi
13 km
188 mi
303 km
43 mi
69 km
- 136 mi
219 km
Fairbanks 128 mi
206 km
61 mi
98 km
162 mi
261 km
136 mi
219 km
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Sterling Highway

Begins: Seward Hwy. MP 37
Ends: Homer
Length: 143 miles / 230 km
Surface: Paved
Season: Open all year
Major Communities: Cooper Landing, Sterling, Soldotna, Kasilof, Clam Gulch, Ninilchik, Anchor Point, Homer
Attractions: Kenai National Wildlife Refuge, Kenai River, Russian Orthodox Churches, Homer Spit

  Anchorage Homer Kenai Seward Soldotna
Anchorage - 233 mi
375 km
158 mi
254 km
127 mi
204 km
147 mi
237 km
Homer 233 mi
375 km
- 96 mi
154 km
180 mi
290 km
85 mi
137 km
Kenai 158 mi
254 km
96 mi
154 km
- 105 mi
169 km
11 mi
18 km
Seward 127 mi
204 km
180 mi
290 km
105 mi
169 km
- 94 mi
151 km
Soldotna 147 mi
237 km
85 mi
137 km
11 mi
18 km
94 mi
151 km
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Taylor Highway

Begins: Alaska Hwy. MP 1,302
Ends: Eagle
Length: 160 miles / 257 km
Surface: 60% gravel, 40% paved
Season: Closed in winter
Steepest Grade: 9%
Major Communities: Chicken, Eagle

  Chicken Dawson City, Yukon Eagle Tok
Chicken - 108 mi
174 km
94 mi
151 km
77 mi
124 km
Dawson City, Yukon 108 mi
174 km
- 143 mi
230 km
185 mi
298 km
Eagle 94 mi
151 km
143 mi
230 km
- 171 mi
275 km
Tok 77 mi
124 km
185 mi
298 km
171 mi
275 km
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Haul Road Elliot Highway Steese Highway Parks Highway Richardson Highway Alaska Highway Taylor Highway Denali Highway Glenn Highway Glenn Highway Seward Highway Sterling Highway Edgerton Highway

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