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Alaska State #2 Highway Guide

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Fox General Store, just north of Fairbanks, Alaska
Community of Fox, Alaska, just north of Fairbanks, Alaska. Grocery and liquor store at intersection of the Elliot Alaska and Steese Alaska Highways. The beginning of the Elliot Alaska Highway. Gas, diesel, propane.
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Fox Spring
Fresh spring water dispensary. Free State tested mineral water. Bring your own container and fill with cold clear spring-fed mineral water. Open year-round.
1.3
2.1
Eldorado Gold Camp
Tourist oriented gold mining camp tours. Train tour of a small gold camp with tours and gold panning. Open May through September.
3.4
5.5
Silver Fox Mine Road - Old Murphy Dome Road
Crest of hill climb. Gravel road to right (east) leads to University of Alaska Silver Fox Mine. Gravel road to left (west) follows ridge to Murphy Dome along old military access road.
5.3
8.5
Hilltop Truck Stop
Complete truck stop services with restaurant, hot shower, grocery/liquor store and showers. Gasoline, propane, diesel.
9.2
14.8
Old Olnes
Former mining town along abandoned Tanana Valley Railroad. Once boasted a population of thousands, now has 1 inhabitant.
10.7
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Olnes Pond Campground
Campground and nonmotorized swimming pond.
10.9
17.5
Chatanika River Bridge
Whitefish campground and Chatanika River Boat launch
11.3
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Haystack Mountain Road
Gravel road leading to summit of Haystack Mountain and Trailhead Cabins.
27.5
44.3
Snowshoe Pass White Mountains Alaska Trailhead
One of several trailhead approaches to the White Mountains National Recreation Area. The White Mountains National Recreation Area, established in 1980, is the only national recreation area in Alaska. Found 60 miles north of Fairbanks, it's named for the unusual limestone cliffs of the White Mountains.
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59.5
Globe Creek
Bridge crossing Globe Creek. Good Grayling fishing and parking area.
39.0
62.8
Grapefruit Rocks
Rugged limestone outcrops. Popular technical climbing area for serious alpinists. Great rock quality and vertical approaches.
40.0
64.4
Point of Information
Crossing Yamerak Creek.
42.8
68.9
Pump Station 7
Alyeska Pipeline pump station along the Trans-Alaska Pipeline. Private Property with security, advance tours available
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69.4
Point of Information
Crossing Yamerak Creek.
44.7
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Tatalina River parking.
Good early season (May) grayling fishing. Large parking area for trailers. Trails for snowmachine and ATV
49.4
79.5
Joy Alaska
Also known as Artic Circle Trading or Wildwood Creek. A small community aaand school with gift shop store.
57.0
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Colorado Creek Trailhead
Tolovana River bridge, large parking area for White Mountians National Recreation Area access. Map, route, bulletin board, log book, and outdoor toilets. Very popular for winter access trail, shallow gradient approach along creek to mountains
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Tolovana River
Another large parking area for backcountry access.
65.5
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North Country Mercantile
Groceries, beer liquor, tire repair, gas(?). Large open area with RV access loop.
70.1
112.8
Livengood Creek
Creek with significant mining history now mostly abandoned. Panning may show color.
71.0
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Livengood Turnoff
Road to historic Livengood now mostly abandoned. Some active mining with closed areas. No services or welcome. DOT State Highway maintanance station for emergency only. Not much here for tourists, the backroads require some knowledge of the area.
73.0
117.5
Dalton Highway
Beginning of the Dalton Highway to the Yukon River, Arctic Circle, Coldfoot, Prudhoe Bay. Confusing intersection...the Historic Elliot Highway turns to the left and the Dalton Highway continues forward as an extension as the modern pipeline supply 'haul road'. The Elliot Highway now becomes less maintained, narrower and no longer has 'haul road' truck traffic. A scenic drive now begins to the higher country above Minto Flats Refuge.
86.5
139.2
2003 Burn Area
Open burn areas among Black Spruce covering many thousands of acres. Seared and hardened Black Spruce poles are preferred furniture building material.
92.0
148.1
Tolovana Hot Springs Trailhead
To the east (on the right ) rises Tolovana Dome beyond a valley divide. No sign marks the flagged trail. Contact Tolovana Hot Springs for complete information and trail conditions. A good but rugged trail, very Alaskan, great variety of terrain and views. Hot springs and cabins are worth the trek. Prices vary with size, season,day, $50-$150.
93.0
149.7
Sawtooth Mountain View
Alpine view with fall colors
95.0
152.9
Alpine Pass
A scenic stretch of road with views of the rugged Elephant and Sawtooth Mountains to the north (right). Open arctic alpine tundra.
108.5
174.6
Minto Turnoff
Road to Minto Village. Athabascan village and tribal center along Minto Flats. Mostly unmarked private land and trespass is discouraged. Much river wildlife with a profusion of birds. Road accesses river and lake network.
118.0
189.9
New road
Recent reconstruction and road surfacing.
128.0
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Hutlinana Bridge
Narrow one-lane bridge.
130.0
209.2
Eureka Turnoff
Partial road to Rampart on Yukon River. Last portion not yet completed for summer use. Rugged road into Lost Creek, Elephant Mountain, Sawtooth Mountains. Lost Creek Ranch offers full service lodge, camp, handicapped facilities, hunting, trails...very rugged. Road dead ends along Minook Creek in mining area, travel not advised.
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Point of Information
Crossing Jottahamma Creek.
148.5
239.0
Walter Woods Park
Community center and park recreation area.
149.3
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Tofty Road
Road north to the Tofty Mining district. Rough.
149.8
241.1
Darts Hot Tubs
The Dart Family reside at the actual thermal hot spring at Manley. They have rentals, a wonderfull greehouse. Contact them for details.
150.2
241.7
Manley Road House
Manley Hot Springs, Alaska. Historic Roadhouse at the end of the Elliot Highway. Full service restaurant, bar, lodging. Wonderfull historic memorabilia in lounge.
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247.8
Tanana River
Drive the Elliot Highway to its culmination at the Tanana River. A viewpoint for the Yukon 800 river race. A major stopping point before the Yukon River.