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"Take a mountain flight" Top 5 Page for this destination Talkeetna Things to Do Tip by victorwkf

Talkeetna Things to Do: 25 reviews and 63 photos

  View from mountain flight, Alaska
by victorwkf

Visit Talkeetna and take a flight to the Alaskan Range. Talkeetna is a rustic small town which is famous as a base for climbers of Mt McKinley, the highest mountain in North America. Talkeetna is definitely work a visit on your way from Anchorage to the north.
When in Talkeetna, do not miss the plane ride to see the Alaskan Range, and if you are lucky you can see Mt McKinley on a clear day and get to land on a glacier ! The ride lasts about 1 to 1.5 hours, and do be careful if you have motion sickness because the air turbulance can be violent at times. The photo on the left is a shot of Ruth Glacier from the small plane which I took. If you want to see more photos, go to

Directions: Talkeetna is located off the George Parks Highway just further north of the Mat-su Valley heading to Denali National Park and Fairbanks. It is near a large river basin of the Nenana, Talkeetna rivers.

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  • Updated Jul 4, 2003
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