Matanuska-Susitna Borough

Trails

Trails

The Matanuska-Susitna Borough is located in south central Alaska, an area of the state blessed with spectacular scenery, natural history and an abundance of wildlife. The Landscape and history is dramatic and diverse. Trails provide access to this beautiful country and offer unique experiences around every bend.

Several Borough Trails require a parking pass. See our eCommerce Site to get Annual, or Day passes.
Parking Passes

Government Peak Rec Area Winter Trails - Open


Last Update: 05/25/21

Seasons

Winter Spring Fall

Amenities

Parking Area Public Toilet Facilities Trashcan at Trailhead

Uses

Hiking Mountain Biking Skiing Snow Shoeing Walking
Trail Length: 16 miles
Snow Depth:
Difficulty:
Surface: Please see attached brochure
Status: Groomed
Community:

Government Peak Recreation Area Summer Trails - Open


Last Update: 05/25/21

Seasons

Spring Summer Fall

Amenities

Parking Area Public Toilet Facilities Trashcan at Trailhead

Uses

Hiking Jogging Mountain Biking Walking
Trail Length: 8 miles
Snow Depth:
Difficulty:
Surface: Varies
Status: Ungroomed
Community:

Hatcher Pass State Recreation Area - Not a Borough Trail


Last Update: 05/25/21

Seasons

Winter Spring Summer Fall

Amenities

Parking Area Public Toilet Facilities Trashcan at Trailhead

Uses

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


Skeetawk Hatcher Pass Mile 10.6 Alpine Area - Not a Borough Trail


Last Update: 05/25/21

Seasons

Winter Spring Summer Fall

Amenities

Parking Area Public Toilet Facilities Trashcan at Trailhead

Uses

Hiking Jogging Skiing Sledding Snow Shoeing Walking
Trail Length: miles
Snow Depth:
Difficulty:
Surface: Snow, 5'-10' wide
Status: Groomed
Community: