Glenn Highway

The Glenn Highway runs 328 miles/528 km from Anchorage to the Alaska Highway at Tok Junction. Its grades are moderate, and the entire route is paved. It parallels the Mentasta and Wrangell mountain ranges and spans the fertile, crop-producing Matanuska Valley. The area is populated by bear, moose, caribou, & Dall sheep, there is good grayling, trout & salmon fishing along the way in many of the streams and rivers.

Since you may be turning onto the Glenn Highway at Tok, the following highway description begins there. The mileage figures in bold correspond to the markers in place along this section of the Glenn Highway. The 125-mile road which connects the Alaska Highway and the Richardson Highway is referred to as the Tok cutoff. At mile 0 the Tok cut-off connects to the Richardson Highway at mile128.5 for 13 miles to the south Glenn/Richardson Junction at mile 115 of the Richardson, and then turns west for Anchorage. If you are continuing on to Valdez see Richardson Highway Log.