Mat-Su Valley Snowmachining

By the way, some of the snowmobile maps are large and may take a few minutes to download.

Willow Area Trails & Map
access from Willow Creek Community Center or North Crystal Lake Rd
The main connector trail, West Gateway Trail, links snowmachinists to the Corral Hill Trail (leads to the Susitna River), North Rolly Lake Trail (leads to Nancy Lake State Recreation Area), Big Swamp Trail and Old Hunter's Trail.

Hatcher Pass Trail & Map
access at Motherlode Lodge the lot just below the mine
It's a mountain pass, so it's all about vertical! Trails skirt Willow Creek and Bald Mountain Ridge plus loads of side trails into valleys and up to ridges. Trails north of the pass access Black Ridge and Willow Mountain.

Big Lake Trail Map
A 120-mile, groomed trail system begins at Big Lake with trails stretching into Houston, Skwentna and beyond. The Big Lake Chamber of Commerce sells a waterproof trail map for $5, which highlights major trails, parking areas, lodges and places to buy fuel. Thirty-eight waypoints, including several trail intersections, trail heads and common stops for snowmobiliers are also marked. (907) 892-6109.

Flathorn Lake Winter Trail
access from Ayshire Road, off Point Mackenizie Road
The 21-mile Flathorn Lake Trail begins at the Little Su Access Road and crosses the Little Susitna River, leading west across swamps, then crosses Flathorn Lake before heading north to Susitna Station, where it connects with the Iditarod Trail and Iron Dog Trail.

Connecting Mat-Su Valley Trails & Maps
Riders can find snowmobile trails right off the Glenn Highway including Chickaloon (Mi. 67 Glenn Highway), Purinton Creek (Mile 90.1) Hicks Creek (Mi. 96.6), and Eureka Summit (Mi. 102). Parking lots at these mileposts provide a great place to unload sleds and park.
Lower Su - Yentna Trail Map
Susitna Valley Trail Map
Susitna Valley Main Winter Snowmachine Trail

Lake Louise Trail & Map
follow the 19-mile junction from mile 159.8 of the Glenn Highway
300+ miles of trails plus lots of weekend events hosted by the local snowmobile club

Plumley-Maud Trail
access at the Maud Rd, 5 miles from Palmer, or on the Plumly Rd about 8+ miles from Palmer
Mulit-use trail; 3.1 mile old logging trail with lots of spurs and connectors

-> Iron Dog Race
What began as the "Iron Dog Iditarod" in 1984 is now a race of over 2,000 miles, starting in Big Lake to Nome and finishing in Fairbanks, making it the World’s longest snowmobile race. Participants must traverse in some of Alaska’s the most remote and rugged terrain while confronting some the harshest winter conditions. Survival skills are essential, making it the World’s toughest snowmobile race.

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For further information
Trail Conditions and Snow Report
for all Alaska trails back to Winter Activities
back to Snowmachining page
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Alaska SnowRiders Magazine & Website

The official publication of the Alaska State Snowmobile Association; excellent selection of maps and general info!


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Alaska Backcountry Adventure Tours

Palmer; 907-745-2505 and 800-478-2506
We celebrate your winter vacation with exhilarating snowmobile tours that turn the frost and snow into a northern playground. See the wonder for yourself! We can customize all of your tours to fit your vacation schedule and experience level.

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Alaska Snow Safari's

In Palmer :: 907-868-7669 and 888-414-7669
Snowmobile adventures and rentals state wide from mild to wild in some of Alaska’s most remote and scenic backcountry. Bring your camera, and choose from a variety of trips offered daily, November through May.

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Alaska Toy Rental and Outfitting

In Wasilla :: 907-775-1880 and 888-649-1880
Year round rentsl for personal, commercial and industrial. Snowmobile and authorized dealer for Snow Hawk, the single ski, motocross style snowmachines. Call us for full details, to schedule a trial run, or for a price quote.

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Cache Creek Adventures

In Big Lake :: 907-575-7881
We'll show you Southcentral Alaska's best riding areas! You bring your snowmachine and we'll find the terrain and challenge you're looking for. Specializing in Petersville, Big Lake and Hatcher's Pass plus Ididitarod Sled Dog Race Viewing Tours, and Riding Clinics.

Easy Ride Rentals
In Big Lake :: 907-892-6888