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The town of Talkeetna is located approximately 120 road miles north of Anchorage. Talkeetna is easily accessible by highway, railroad, and air, making it an ideal destination for a day or overnight trip, with plenty to see and do year round.

Via Car

Travel North from Anchorage towards Wasilla on AK-1 (Glenn Highway), take AK-3 (George Parks Highway) to Wasilla. Continue through Wasilla to Milepost 98.7 on AK-3 (George Parks Highway), turn right onto the Talkeetna Spur Road. Continue on the Talkeetna Spur Road 14 miles into the townsite of Talkeetna. Approximate travel time is 2 hours from Anchorage.

Via Plane

Charter flights can be arranged by contacting the various air taxis. The Talkeetna State Airport has transient parking available for those flying their own planes into Talkeetna. A Flight Service Station is manned year round.

Via Shuttle/Bus

Various shuttle companies offer daily service to and from Talkeetna.

Via Train

The Alaska Railroad runs daily summer operations from Anchorage, Denali, and Fairbanks. Alaska Railroad also offers winter operations to Talkeetna. The Summer Hurricane Turn Train and the winter trains are the last flag stop trains in the US!


Have a look around, there's lots to do in Talkeetna!