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

Aurora Dog Musher Trail System - Not a Borough Trail


Last Update: 05/25/21

Seasons

Winter Spring Fall

Amenities

Parking Area Public Toilet Facilities Trashcan at Trailhead

Uses

Mushing Skiing
Trail Length: 16 miles
Snow Depth:
Difficulty:
Surface: Snow - groomed for dog sled racing – 3’- 8’ wide
Status: Groomed
Community:


Ayrshire Road Winter Snowmachine Trailhead - Closed


Last Update: 05/25/21

Seasons

Winter Spring Fall

Amenities

Parking Area Public Toilet Facilities Trashcan at Trailhead

Uses

Mushing Skiing Snow Machines Snow Shoeing
Trail Length: 20 miles
Snow Depth:
Difficulty:
Surface: Snow - 3’- 8’ wide
Status: Ungroomed
Community:


Big Lake Area Snowmachine Trails - Not a Borough Trail


Last Update: 05/25/21

Seasons

Winter Spring

Amenities

Parking Area Public Toilet Facilities Trashcan at Trailhead

Uses

Ice Fishing Jogging Mountain Biking Mushing Skiing Snow Machines Snow Shoeing Walking
Trail Length: miles
Snow Depth:
Difficulty:
Surface: Snow
Status: Groomed
Community:


Palmer-Moose Creek Trail - Open


Last Update: 07/21/21

Seasons

Winter Spring Summer Fall

Amenities

Parking Area

Uses

Hiking Jogging Skiing Snow Shoeing Walking
Trail Length: 6 miles
Snow Depth:
Difficulty:
Surface:
Status: Ungroomed
Community:

Pioneer Ridge Austin Helmers Trail - Open


Last Update: 08/05/21

Seasons

Winter Spring Summer Fall

Amenities

Parking Area Public Toilet Facilities Trashcan at Trailhead

Uses

Hiking Jogging Snow Shoeing Walking
Trail Length: 12 miles
Snow Depth:
Difficulty:
Surface: Dirt and rock surface, 1’ to 2’ wide
Status: Ungroomed
Community: