Eklutna Lake Drive Alaska, United States

8.67Rider Ratings
125 km Route Distance
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Difficulty8 Road Quality9 Beauty9 Length1 day

Route Overview

Eklutna Lake Road is about an hour drive from Anchorage. It is one of the most sceninc drives with gorgeous mountain views, glaciers, stunning blue water Eklutna lake and multiple trails for walking and biking. A must ride for any Alaskan motorcyclist.

The drive is smooth with twists and turns. The best part is that the road runs through the heart of the mountains with stunning Eklutna Lake relaxing views for 7 miles and glacial gravel bars for another 6 miles. You will also experience steep mountain walls, waterfalls and wildlife; a great spot to picnic, hike, or fish.

The Wildlife in the area includes Moose, Bears, Wolves, Dall Sheep, mountain Goats, Porcupine, lynx etc.

The summers are basically bordered by wildflowers and while the falls with  currants, cranberries and raspberries.

You can also do lot more at the lake, you can hike, hire ATVs, camp and do kayaking.

Light
Traffic
Rare
Rest Stops
Smooth
Road Condition
Rare
Gas Stations

Motorcycle Types

Touring
Cruiser
Dual-sport
Sport touring

Terrain

Asphalt
Tarmac

Scenics Along

Greenland
Lake
Mountains

Type of Road

Sweeping Curves
Twisty

Best Time to Ride

Fall
Spring
Summer
Winter

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