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Address: Fairbanks, AK

A road leading to some fairly wild and remote country.

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A well maintained highway with lots to see.

This being my first visit to Alaska (and being in December) I was most pleased to see what a fine highway this was and how clear it was given the snow and cold.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 9 December 2016
Eugene F
Portland, Oregon
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Vermont, USA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In early January, with a fair amount of recently fallen snow, I'm please to report that the roads are very well maintained.

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Portland, Oregon
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

This being my first visit to Alaska (and being in December) I was most pleased to see what a fine highway this was and how clear it was given the snow and cold.

Thank Eugene F
Fairbanks, Alaska
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

So after reading some reviews. Remember this road now can be used by the motoring public, but is also a supply line to the north slope and village communities. Choose the correct transportation to navigate this hwy. Road curtesy is a must. Slow, stop and glass if you want to see any wildlife. Don't be in to big of a... More 

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Bracebridge, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

It starts just north of Fairbanks and is paved at the beginning top up your gas at Top of the hill restaurant last cheep gas and food. Keep your camera handy wildlife a views are abundant. This road is about 150 miles long, From Fox about 10 mi. north of Fairbanks to Manly And the hot spings. We only went... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

Based on 9/16 trip, the Elliot is horrible. the paved part from Fairbanks is not too bad, but the turnoff junction toward Manley is indescribable.there are 13 miles under construction (destruction), in which you have to follow a pilot car. You may have to wait a while for it. But there are places you can only do 15 mph. I... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

Great views and great Aurora viewing from the little side roads and turnouts. We also saw several moose along the road when we were here in February.

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Millersville, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

I think this is one of the main roads in Fairbanks which also leads to the Dalton Highway. The scenery is outstanding just like most of Alaska is.

Thank Kim S
Sleepy Hollow, Illinois
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Traveled this road a lot and while it was clear and paved there were stretches where the road was very wavy and difficult to drive. But it got you where you wanted to go.

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Hayward, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

better give yourself lots of time for this road. Summers they are working hard to make the road better. and the views are spectacular . I got to see Denali from Tarmigian pass.

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Seymour, Missouri
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

Interesting drive but plan ahead for gas and food. Beautiful views. Road can be rough. Will have to take Elliott Highway to get to the Dalton Highway.

Thank tkauffman

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