Hatcher Pass is 18-miles north of Palmer, in the high mountain summits. Cabins left from the Gold Rush still rest on the summit of the highest peaks to the lowest areas of the valley. Summer activities include hiking, biking, & wildlife viewing.
This road is called the Hatcher Pass Road or The Willow Fishhook Road. It is a scenic loop road that connects Willow and Palmer via Hatcher Pass. It is approximately 49 miles long, about 14 miles of which are gravel. The road is steep and winding and the gravel portion can be rough. It is not recommended for RV’s or towed vehicles to travel between Willow and Hatcher Pass.