Middle Fork Trail - Alaska - AK

Middle Fork Trail is located at mile 169.5 on the west side of the Richardson Highway, this Alaska trail is one of the most highly used trails in the district. The trail begins in a state highway gravel pit and continues westward approximately 8 miles towards the Gulkana Wild and Scenic River. Users must stay on the trail at all times.


Recent trails projects have improved the conditions along this trail and it is your responsibility to keep it that way. Not only does this Alaska trail provide access to the Gulkana Wild and Scenic River, it also provides outstanding views of Paxson Lake and the surrounding hills.

Primary use is motorized, however more people are beginning to hike along the trail as its condition has improved. Please respect all users of the trail. This trail is within the State of Alaska Sourdough Controlled Use Area so motorized hunting restrictions apply.

Located Near These Regional Cities: Anchorage, Fairbanks

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