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Mat-Su Valley video gallery

Whether you are planning a visit or just want to relive one of your memories, we have a video for you. From flightseeing around Denali to walking on Matanuska Glacier, fun is at its peak in the Valley!

 

The Mat-Su Valley is home to many migratory bird species.

 

The Susitna Valley, along the Parks Highway, includes Talkeetna and Denali State Park.

 

Reed Lakes Trail in Hatcher Pass is a hidden gem for hikers of all abilities.

 

The Palmer Museum of History and Art offers a daily historic walking tour downtown.

 

The Mat-Su Valley features several notable microbreweries in all regions.

 

In the Mat-Su Valley, adventures awaits around every bend in the road.

 

The world-famous Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race begins in Willow the first Sunday in March.

 

Palmer's Colony Days, held the second week in June, celebrates the Matanuska Colonists.

 

There are hundreds of miles of trails in the Mat-Su Valley, many with spectacular views.

The Glenn Highway features river rafting, glacier trekking and hiking.

 

Hatcher Pass has exceptional hiking and outdoor recreation opportunities.

 

Knik Glacier, near Palmer, can be explored by helicopter or jet boat.

 

The Alaska State Fair is the state's largest event, held in late August.

 

Fat tire biking is a popular winter outdoor recreation activity.

 

The Matanuska Valley begins in Palmer and extends to Glacier View on the Glenn Highway.

 

Fall is a great time for a scenic drive in the Mat-Su Valley.

 

The Mat-Su Valley is the agricultural hub of Alaska. Nothing beats Alaska Grown!

 

Take a helicopter tour in Glacier View for views of the Chugach Mountains and Matanuska Glacier.