Iditarod National Historic Trail - Recreational Opportunities

The Iditarod National Historic Trail southern trek supports a diverse range of recreation opportunities. Visitors can challenge themselves with multi-day adventures on the Johnson Pass and Crow Pass Trail segments or enjoy a visit by hiking the Trail of Blue Ice in Portage Valley or on the Meridian Lakes Trail near Seward.

Mountain bikers can experience short adventures or longer, more challenging recreation opportunities on various trail segments. The Turnagain Pass area offers a spectacular location for snowmachine users. Use the maps below to determine which Iditarod National Historic Trail segment fits your desired trail activity.


The Iditarod National Historic Trail southern trek consists of individual trail segments and various access points. The map links below outline segments which are currently constructed and available for use.


Seward Area Moose Pass Area Turnagain Pass Area  Portage Area Girdwood Area

Information on Individual Trail Segments

For information on where motor vehicle use is allowed in Chugach National Forest, please view the Motor Vehicle Use Map.