Trail Maps

DID YOU KNOW THERE ARE MORE THAN 2,000 MILES OF TRAILS IN THE MAT-SU VALLEY?

Hike, bike, ski, snowshoe or ATV and snowmobile on this vast recreational system!

Below is a list of some of the more popular trail systems groups by geographic location. Refer to the map below for the general location. You can also download a trail map and description by clicking on the trail name.

Another great resource for local trails is a Mat-Su blog called Thrive Outside. They have hiked almost every trail included on the blog, and have provided many excellent links to maps, conditions, directions and more.

Borough Map

GLACIER COUNTRY

(Palmer, Sutton, Chickaloon, Matanuska Glacier Area, Eureka)

Crevasse Moraine Trail System
Eska Creek Falls Trail
Lazy Mountain Trail
Lazy Mountain Winter Trails
Matanuska Greenbelt Trails
Matanuska Peak Trail
Matanuska River Park Trail System
Morgan Horse Trail
Palmer-Moose Creek RR Trail (1.5 MB)
Pioneer Ridge-Austin Helmers Trails (2 MB)
Plumley-Maud Trail
Reflections Lake Trail (Knik River access)
West Butte Trail
Sheep Mountain Ski Trails (2 MB) 

Matanuska Greenbelt

LAKE COUNTRY

(Wasilla, Knik, Big Lake, Houston)

Alcantra Disc Golf Course
Alcantra Sports Complex & Trail System
Aurora Dog Mushers Trail System
Cottonwood Creek Trail
Crooked Lake & Iron Dog Winter Trails

Flathorn - Susitna Trail
Iditarod Historical Trail from Eklutna to Skwenta
Lake Lucille Park Trail System
Scout Ridge Loop
Big Lake (snowmobile)

GOLD RUSH COUNTRY

(Hatcher Pass) 
The following trails are maintained by the Alaska Department of Natural Resources, Division of Parks and Outdoor Recreation.

Gold Mint Trail
Independence Mine State Historical Park
Reed Lakes (Upper and Lower)
Hatcher Pass (snowmobile)

DENALI COUNTRY

(Willow, Talkeetna, Trapper Creek, Denali State Park, Denali National Park-South)

Amber Lake-Trapper Lake Trail System
Byers Lake - Denali State Park
Kesugi Ridge - Denali State Park 
Montana Creek Dog Mushers Trail System
Nancy Lake Canoe Trail - Nancy Lake, Willow
Talkeetna Mail Trail & Central Trail System
Talkeetna Trails
Trapper Creek - Petersville Trail System (1.3 MB)
Caswell Area (snowmobile) 
Petersville (snowmobile)
Susitna Valley (snowmobile) 
Willow Area (snowmobile)

OFF THE BEATEN PATH

(Denali Highway, Lake Louise, Yentna)

Denali Highway Trail (snowmobile)
Lake Louise (snowmobile)
Lower Susitna-Yentna Area (snowmobile)