Matanuska-Susitna Borough

Hatcher Pass State Recreation Area - Open

Please visit the Alaska State Parks webpage for more information regarding the Hatcher Pass State Recreation Area.

The Department of Natural Resources has created a web-based incident report for recreational user conflicts in the East Hatcher Pass Management Area.

Collected information may be used to assist DNR in identifying recreational conflict types and areas of conflict. These reports will not necessarily result in active enforcement or investigation.

Additional information can also be found by calling the Mat-Su Area Headquarters at 907-745-3975

Parking passes: https://dnr.alaska.gov/parks/Passes.cfm

Grooming Reports for Independence Mine and Archangel Road: Mat-Su Ski Club or Snowio 

Independence Mine: 31 degrees, estimate 4 inches of fresh snow. 66 inches of snow. The trails were re-groomed Tuesday night and then again Thursday night. They will be re-groomed both Friday and Saturday nights.
Archangel Rd: 31 degrees, some fresh snow, estimate 50 inches of settled snow on the trail. Some woody material in the avalanche runout zones. The non-motorized section of the road was groomed last Friday night and we are planning on re-grooming again this Friday night.
Last Update:  05/13/22



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: Fishhook