Matanuska-Susitna Borough

Hatcher Pass State Recreation Area - Open

Please visit the Alaska State Parks webpage for more information regarding the Hatcher Pass State Recreation Area.

The Department of Natural Resources has created a web-based incident report for recreational user conflicts in the East Hatcher Pass Management Area.

Collected information may be used to assist DNR in identifying recreational conflict types and areas of conflict. These reports will not necessarily result in active enforcement or investigation.

Additional information can also be found by calling the Mat-Su Area Headquarters at 907-745-3975

Parking passes:

Grooming Reports for Independence Mine and Archangel Road: Mat-Su Ski Club or Snowio 

Independence Mine:
Temps in the High teens. 40 + inches of snow on the groomed trails. The Mat-Su Ski Club will pack and groom the trails Friday evening for the weekend.

Archangel Rd:
Temps in the high teens. 40+ inches of snow on the groomed trails. The non-motorized section of the road was re-groomed Wednesday evening and will be groomed for the weekend. The road and parking lot were plowed.
Last Update:  03/05/21


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Parking Area Public Toilet Facilities Trashcan at Trailhead


Hiking Jogging Mountain Biking Skiing Sledding Snow Machines Snow Shoeing Walking
Trail Length: miles
Snow Depth: 29
Surface: Snow or dirt and gravel
Status: Groomed
Community: Fishhook