The map is not exhaustive - Denali is almost as big as Massachusetts, or Switzerland, so great views can be found on an adventure anywhere in the park. Beyond the glaciers, the magnificent waterways, and abundant sea life lies an Alaska even more rugged, more remote, and more personal. Great Pacific Recreation Maps edition. Maphill presents the map of Alaska in a wide variety of map types and styles. Locations on the road are usually referred to by their mile number, meaning how many miles they are from the eastern end the park entrance, Mile 0. In recent years there has been talk of building a road to Juneau, but so far the logistics of a road through the high mountains surrounding Juneau have made that impractical.
Distinguishes roads ranging from highways to other roads. Spread the beauty Embed the above road detailed map of Alaska into your website. It has also been very attractively priced, which I hope is being noted. What will you find here? Discover the beauty hidden in the maps. The route follows the Canadian Rockies, starting in Calgary. Detailed street map and route planner provided by Google.
Up to 25 buses travel the road each day, and most of them turn around at a destination before Kantishna. There are many maintained trails originating near the park entrance that offer scenic views without the need for a heavy pack or a compass. In addition to the visual brochure map below, the park's is available in a variety of formats, including text-only, audio-only, and Braille. While the highway is open year round, it is much busier during the summer months, as it leads to some of the best fishing spots along the Kenai River. Coastal Cruise Tour Guides edition.
Perfect for tourist adventures and independent travel and for driving tours. As of this time, the road does not go beyond that point. Information about the islands and other land features, wildlife viewing and safety, the weather, the tides and more is included. Discovering the Serenity of the Last Frontier. Easy to use This map is available in a common image format. A little less than half of the 127 mile trip from Glennallen to McCarthy involves paved roadways, and the gravel surface of the McCarthy Road makes the trip slow going.
This 18-mile-long loop gravel road is the premier wildlife-viewing area on the Kenai Peninsula, and you'll get spectacular views of lakes and glaciers. Technology We unlock the value hidden in the geographic data. On the right, the sprawling, sometimes four-mile-wide flats of Turnagain Arm seem to stretch like a plain to the opposite shores of Cook Inlet, where mammoth sloping mountains abruptly stop their flat expanse. When locals want to see trees, they head north on The Nome - Taylor Road also called Beam Rd. Circle of Discovery Choosing your route around Alaska really isn't as difficult as it could be. This highway is no longer considered a wilderness road, but a road through a wilderness. Amenities are limited, but expansive vistas, blooming tundra and abundant wildlife combine to make this a spectacular journey.
Alaska Road Maps available free of charge at the Visitors Centers in British Columbia and the Yukon. The Seward Highway is designated a National Forest Scenic Byway, All-American Road and Alaska Scenic Byway. Take a look at the highlights you can see along the way. Great Pacific Recreation Maps edition. This map combines topographic mapping with road and tourist detail. All maps are available in a common image format.
Much of the route lies above timberline, so the vistas go on forever. Trailheads lead to fabulous alpine and ocean views. Just south of Anchorage, the Seward Highway hugs the dramatic shorelines of Turnagain Arm, arguably one of the most beautiful stretches of highway in America. Maphill maps are and will always be available for free. The Denali Highway, stretching 135 miles from Paxson to Cantwell, is certainly one of the most spectacular drives in the world.
Tour old gold mines, take a historic riverboat cruise, or just wander around downtown. It is home to breathtaking mountains and icebergs as well as active volcanoes and a diverse terrain. For more of our Alaska Maps you can follow these links: , , , , ,. What to do when you like this map? This route somewhat parallels the route used by prospectors in the 1898 Klondike Gold Rush. View the map or use the route section links below to see more.
It is the northernmost major city in the United States. . Explore side roads that often lead to rivers where you can pull out collapsible chairs, write in your journal, contemplate the music of the river, or even have a campfire. Seven large color maps of the Glacier Route from Yakutat to the Katmai region fold out and include Prince William Sound, Denali National Park and Kodiak Island. Each turn reveals another scenic wonder. Here are some tips for using our Alaska map and Google Maps in general.