Chena Hotsprings Road Alaska, United States

7.00Rider Ratings
53 km Route Distance
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Difficulty7 Road Quality7 Beauty7 Length1 day

Route Overview

Chena Hot Springs Road is an excellent day-trip for any bikers, its mainly know for its hot springs and private resort and home to one of the best hiking & canoeing. It offers wildlife, rivers ponds, rolling hils flat roads, recreational area, nature trails, fishing, camping, numerous viewpoints and dozen river access and views. The highway is paved and well maintained, the road passes through rolling hills and the flats of Chena river.

The Chena Hot Springs highway is 56.5 mile long, this fireweed-lined, forest-flanked corridor parallels the languid Chena River 56 miles to the Chena Hot Springs Resort, the closest hot springs to Fairbanks and also the most developed. The hot springs are located at the center of a 40 square mile geothermal resource area.

Here is a little guide to what all you have access to

  1. Pleasant Valley RV Park.
  2. Rosehip Campground - a short, self-guided nature trail highlighting forest succession and pointing out sign of moose, beaver and red squirrels.
  3. Trailhead for Colorado Creek Cabin, Stiles Creek Cabin and South Fork Trail.
  4. Trailhead for Stiles Creek, shooting range.
  5. Chena River State Recreation Area - Campground,Picnic Tables / shelters, River Access, Wildlife, fishing, swimming & more
  6. Tors Trail Campground - 21 camp sites, a picnic area, picinc tables, hiking trails and fishing.
  7. Red Squirrel campground - 5 camp sites, large picnic area with shelters, fishing & firepits.
  8. Canoeing & Fishing
  9. Trailhead for West Fork Trail.
  10. Trailhead for Angel Rocks and Angel Rocks – Chena Hot Springs Trail.
  11. Trailhead for Lower Chena Dome
  12. Angel Creek, grayling fishing.
  13. Trailhead for Upper Chena Dome and Angel Creek Cabin
  14. Chena Hot Springs Resort - discovered in 1905 a premier resort in Interior of Alaska.
  15. The Hot Springs - located at center of a 40 square mile geothermal resource area. Water flows from the hot springs at 156 degrees Fahrenheit which is cooled before bathers can enjoy its invigorating properties.

 

Light
Traffic
Adequate
Rest Stops
Smooth
Road Condition
Adequate
Gas Stations

Motorcycle Types

Touring
Cruiser
Sport bike
Dual-sport
Scooters
Sport touring
Standard
Other

Terrain

Asphalt
Flat
Hilly
Rolling Hills
Tarmac

Scenics Along

Forests
Greenland
Parks
River
Urban

Type of Road

Straight

Best Time to Ride

Fall
Spring
Summer
Winter

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