Glenn Highway


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Glenn Highway

Address:c/o Alaska Public Lands Information Center
605 West 4th Ave, Suite 105
Anchorage, AK 99501

Phone:907-271-2737
Web: www.dot.state.ak.us/stwdplng/scenic/ Description:Paralleling the Chugach Mountains along its entire route, byway follows a path carved by ancient glaciers. It provides access to the 495,000-acre Chugach State Park at Eagle River and follows the Matanuska River for over half its length. Near the byway's end at Eureka Summit, visitors can observe four of Alaska's major mountain ranges: the Alaska Range, the Chugach Mountains, the Talkeetna Mountains and the Wrangell-St. Elias Mountains.
Legth: 139 miles. Start/Endpoint: From Anchorage to the Little Nelchina River. Time to Allow: 2.5 hours to drive. Designation/Year: Scenic Byway (2002).

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Whether this is a cruise through the Inside Passage, a drive along the Glenn Highway National Scenic Byway, or a flight around the top of Mount McKinley - Alaska demands that you put on your explorer's hat.
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The Glenn Highway Scenic Byway, a 135-mile drive in Alaska, shadows the path of migrating hawks and falcons and provides access to mountain trails and riverside recreation.
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