Tok to Glennallen

125

Tok Alaska. (328 miles from Anchorage)

122.8

Sourdough Campground


122.6

Tok airstrip.

116.6

Large paved parking area.

109.5

Eagle Trail State Recreation Site. 35 camp sites, picnic shelters, water, toilets and trails. Public telephone. Grayling at mouth of Clearwater Creek (where it empties into Tok River). There are 2 good trails that lead from the campground. 1.5 mi to Tok Valley Overlook (fairly steep) and .9 mi walk along old Eagle Trail which borders the campground. mile 104.4/ Parking.

103.8

Bridge over Tok River, parking by river at east end of bridge.

 

99.4

Rest area.

98

Bridge over Little Tok River, parking Good grayling fishing (in Little Tok River) use flies or small spinners

95.3

Large paved rest area.

91

Side road with bridge over Little Tok River, parking. Grayling.

90

Parking.

89

Parking.

87.6

Mineral Lakes, sloughs of Little Tok River.

85.7

Parking.

83.2

Bartell Creek.

81

Road to Mentasta, 6 miles.

79.5

Mentasta Summit, 2,434 ft.

78

Mentasta Lodge, visitor facilities.

77.9

Parking by Slana Slough, salmon spawning area.

76.3

Bridge over Mable Creek.

75.8

Bridge over Slana Slough.

75.5

Bridge over Slana River. Rest area with large paved parking area beside the river, toilets, tables.

73.9

Parking with view of Mentasta Mountains.

69

Parking.

67.9

Carlson Creek.

65.5

Parking with view.

64.2

Porcupine Creek State Recreation Site. 12 camp sites, water, picnic area, tables, toilets, trails and fishing. Area is in foothills of the south slope of the Alaska Range. To the south lie the Copper River Valley and the Wrangell Mountains.

64.1

Porcupine Creek.

63

Viewpoint. Historic marker.

62.9

Duffy’s Roadhouse. Emergency airstrip. No services.

60.9

Ahtel Creek. Grayling. Several gold and silver-lead claims located upstream.

60

Wrangell Mountains, named for Baron Wrangell, Russian governor of Alaska from 1830 to 1835. Looking southward, the peak to the left is 16,237-ft. Mt. Sanford; to the right, 12,010-ft. Mt. Drum. Mt. Wrangell, an active volcano next to Mt. Drum, is occasionally wreathed in smoke.

59.5

Junction with Nabesna Road, Slana is located at Mile 1. The road is 45 miles (first four miles are paved the rest is gravel). Before taking the Nabesna Road stop by the Slana Ranger Station at Mile .02 and inquire about the road conditions. You will need a 4-wheel drive to travel past Mile 28. For more information contact Wrangell-St. Elias National Park 907-822-5234.

www.nps.gov/wrst

56.3

Parking with scenic view. Gold rush Centennial info sign.

 

55.1

Parking with scenic view.

 

43.8

Indian River. Salmon spawning stream. Picnic area, at west end of bridge-tables, firepits, and toilets.

40.1

Parking

38.6

Parking.

38

Highway narrows westbound, if eastbound there is construction much of the way to Tok.

35.8

Chistochina River Bridges, parking at west end of Chistochina River Bridge No. 1. Chistochina River Trailhead.

34.5

Sinona Creek Bridge.

32.9

Village of Chistochina.

 

30.1

Small parking area, highway widens, westbound.

28.1

Large parking area. Historical Marker describes early transportation routes.

24

Rest Area. Picnic tables, toilets. Path leads to Copper River.

17.8

Tulsona Creek, parking. Fishing for grayling.

6.3

Parking.

2.7

Village of Gakona. Post Office.

2

Gakona Lodge.

1.8

Gakona River Bridge. Copper and Gakona Rivers merge near here.

1

Scenic view of Gakona and Copper Rivers. Picnic tables.

0

Junction of the Glenn and Richardson Highways. 13 miles south to Glennallen on the Richardson Highway, and 236 miles northwest to Fairbanks. If you are heading north to Fairbanks see Richardson Highway Log .

Mileages for the next 13 miles are on the Richardson Highway.

128.5

(Richardson Highway Mileage) Gakona Junction. Junction of Richardson Highway and Tok Cutoff.

127

Village of Gulkana.

126.8

Gulkana River Bridge.

126

Parking.

118.1

Gulkana Airport.

117.5

Dry Creek State Campground. 50 camp sites, picnic shelters, water, toilets, trails and fishing. Campground is good for all types of recreational vehicles with walk-in area for tents. Fee area. Watch for bears & mosquitos.

115

Junction of Richardson Highway and Glenn Highway. If you’re headed south to Valdez, 115 miles, or north to Fairbanks, 249 miles see the Richardson Highway. Here the Glenn Highway continues west 189 miles to Anchorage or east to Tok, 138 miles.

Copper Valley Visitor Center at the south junction of the Glenn and Rrichardson Highways. 907-822-5555

Hub of Alaska.  At the junction of Glenn and Richardson Highways. Convenience store and gift shop. Full line of groceries, snacks, ice, coffee, fishing tackle and licenses. Alaskan made gifts. ATM Tesoro gas, diesel, propane & oil. 907-822-3555.

The following mileages are Glenn Highway Mileages from The Glenn Highway Junction with the Richardson Highway to Anchorage.

189

Junction of Glenn Highway and Richardson Highway.

187

Glennallen.