Updated annually, the milepost provides a road log of major highways and roads in alaska and northwestern canada. My goal is to work with all alaskans to create opportunity, jobs, and a safe and secure future for our state. Appendix a land and water conservation fund section 6f maps. About alaska state revenues, including permanent fund earnings a3 4. The editors of say the milepost is the best guidebook to bring along and also use for planning. Milepost 101 there are many travel guides out there that offer good advice and highlights for visitors, but only one book gives a detailed, milebymile description of practically the entire road system in alaska and northwestern canada. The alaska permanent fund is a stateowned investment fund established using oil revenues. Today, in its 65th year of publication, the milepost contains logs for 88. It includes basic information for the alaska marine ferry system, a way to see southeast alaska from the water and take your vehicle with you.
The alaska permanent fund is a constitutionally established permanent fund managed by a stateowned corporation, the alaska permanent fund corporation. Milepost global smart global investments to transform a. I just download the entire book via a pdf file into my laptop and save some space on the harley. This guide is a musthave resource for those planning an extended trip, whether by car, rv, or camper. For links to regulations which have been recently revised, download the pdf file. The milepost is packaged and distributed like a book 2008 edition. Apr 03, 2005 named for the alaska highways mile markers, the annual guide has grown to nearly 800 pages, covering canadas yukon territory and western northwest territories as well as major access routes in. It was first published in 1949 as a guide about traveling along the alaska highway, often locally referred to as the alcan. The alaska railroad mile post 0 was established as the base of the railroad dock in seward alaska.
The milepost since 1949, the bible of north country travel. The project requires three major phases of construction. Information provided on this website is general information, and does not supersede the applicable statutes and regulations for the program. The alaska highway crosses into alaska at historical mile 1221. It was first published in 1949 as a 72page milebymile guide to the recently opened to the public alaska alcan highway. A womans adventure driving the alaska highway, 19471948 greatland, 1990 19982017 by murray lundberg. Review of the milepost, the must guide for road trippers. The pfd divisions phone hours will be the following. Past efforts regarding pomv payout method for the permanent fund a2 3. The seward depot building plaque shows its dates of use from 19171964. Interspersed within the milebymile road logs are nearly 700 photos, detailed maps of roads and communities, road conditions and travel tips. On such a road, a reliable guidebook was essential, and in 1949, the milepost was born. This topic has been closed to new posts due to inactivity.
The state of alaska department of transportation and public facilities, in cooperation with the federal highway administration, is proposing to reconstruct the seward highway between milepost 105 and milepost 107 windy corner to realign and construct safety improvements. Mcneil river state game sanctuary and refuge, alaska. The milepost is the quintessential travel guide to alaska and the highways and byways of the north. So when hitting the road any particular day, i would look ahead to see the interesting highlited areas coming up and would know when to slow down to. Last year, when alan and i announced on the my itchy travel feet page on facebook that we were going to drive the alaska highway and some of its tributaries, comments and advice came flooding in. By kris valencia on march 16, 2015 march 23, 2017 in highways click map for detailed pdf. Historic properties management plan alaska department of.
The site for information on travel to and within alaska and. The alaska highway was a rugged road when it opened for tourist traffic in 1948, and facilities were few and far between. For many of the chapters there are links to the complete chapter as a pdf file. Frommers alaska vs the milepost alaska forum tripadvisor. Draft dalton highway recreation fee site business plan. The state of alaska removed a portion of its oil revenues from political. With the help of riders like you, we receive updates on. Figure a1a chugach state park boundary and protected lwcf lands project area state of alaska department of transportation and public facilities p. From february 1976 until april 1980, the department of revenue treasury division managed the states permanent fund assets, until, in 1980, the alaska state legislature created the apfc. Hi all, we will be driving from anchorage to talkeetna, then to denali, then to seward and back to anchorage. Administrative and funding changes as alaska becomes a territory. Each of the newly planned campgrounds will also have a majority of the expanded amenities i. Alaska, reserve officers association, committee for education funding, mothers against drunk driving. Now you can enjoy the same publication on your mobile or tablet device.
Faq adventure cycling route network adventure cycling. Alaska tourism alaska hotels alaska bed and breakfast alaska vacation rentals alaska packages flights to alaska alaska restaurants alaska attractions. Review of the milepost, the must guide for road trippers in. The milepost shows the canadian section of the highway now to be about 1,187 miles 1,910 km, but the first milepost inside alaska is 1222. Nov 07, 2017 the links from the headings below are to dec regulations stored in the legislative affairs agencys website. University of toronto, 1990 iris woolcock the road north.
Find trip planning help and frequently asked questions about highway travel by rv, auto, caravan or motorcycle. The alaska railroad is an iconic part of alaska history, connecting some of alaskas bestloved destinations for over. It was established in alaska in 1976 by article 9, section 15 of the alaska state constitution under governor jay hammond. The milepost is alaskas best known and most extensive travel guide. The links from the headings below are to dec regulations stored in the legislative affairs agencys website. The alaska zoo, 4731 omalley road, anchorage, ak, 99507, united states 907 34623 907 34623. Suggested itineraries are mapped out to help travelers plan their trips. The milepost continues to cover the alaska highway as well as all of the main road system highways in alaska and primary routes in the western canada provinces, over 15,000 miles. Alaska department of transportation and public facilities 2020. The milepost is an extensive guide book covering alaska, the yukon, the northwest territories.
Over time maps become less useful because things change. Viv and jill of wave journey told us we absolutely needed a copy of the milepost if we were traveling the roads in alaska, british columbia or the yukon. Milepost 105107 t16n r1w sec 36 e2nw4 ne4, nw4se4, ne4sw4 seward meridian, alaska date. The original 1949 edition was a mere 72 pages, by 2014 it had expanded to 752 pages, detailing every place a traveler might eat, sleep, or just pull off the road for a moment on all of the highways of northwestern north america. Isbn 9781892154316, but like the yellow pages it includes paid advertising. Appendix a land and water conservation fund section 6f. The alaska permanent fund is a constitutionally established permanent fund managed by a stateowned corporation, the alaska permanent fund corporation apfc. The milepost is alaskas bestknown and trusted source of travel information. Alaska residents registering from outside the state of alaska must provide. Find trip planning help and frequently asked questions about. They are updated quarterly so they may not reflect current law. Upon a contractors written request, the commissioner may approve an. We pretty much have all our activities planned out, just need info on road conditions. Alaska communications system, operated telegraph ser.
Governments use trust funds to bind policy decisions of future actors and remove resource flows from budget competition. Alaska travel planner morris communications company, valencia, kris on. The best selling travel guide to alaska, it has milebymile descriptions of all major highways and roads in alaska and northwestern canada. The utility corridor final management plan january 1991 and dalton highway recreation area management plan. Should i purchase a 2017 milepost or wait for the 2018 edition in march. Since 1949, this bible of north country travel has offered milebymile logs of all northern routestravelers will find trip planning help and answers to frequently asked questions on such topics as wildlife viewing, crossing the. Alaska continues to play a critical role in national defense.
Thank you, alaskans, for filing your applications for the 2020 pfd. The amount available for payout is half of the fiveyear average. The 2017 edition has more than 700 pages of detailed travel information on 30 major routesincluding the alaska highway, which celebrates its. Alaska highway dawson creek, bc, to milepost dc 409 alaska. Milepost global smart infrastructure investments developing new funding mechanisms for smart initiatives. Since 1949, this bible of north country travel has offered milebymile logs of all northern routes, with details on road conditions, ferry travel, lodging, camping, fishing, sightseeing and services in alaska, yukon, british columbia, alberta and northwest territories. John stone mountain provincial park british columbia dawson creek dc0 dj902237km pg245395km e363584km f14882395km john hart highway taylor map continues murray river to prince george. Politics and trust jonathan anderson trust funds are a particular way of governing resource flows. The milepost is an extensive guide book covering alaska, the yukon, the northwest territories, and british columbia.
Alaska tourism alaska hotels alaska bed and breakfast alaska vacation rentals. Milepost i buy for road trip to alaska for working at mckinley chalets in alaska. Legendary alaska trip planner and alaska travel guide to the highways, roads, ferries, lodgings, recreation, sightseeing attractions and services along the alaska highway to and within alaska, including alberta, british columbia, northwest territories and the yukon. Legendary alaska trip planner and alaska travel guide to the highways, roads, ferries, lodgings, recreation, sightseeing attractions and. From february 1976 until april 1980, the department of revenue treasury division managed the states permanent fund.
Its 700plus pages detail accommodations, camping, sightseeing, attractions and services,as well as fascinating facts on the. That is the farthest south extension of the alaska railroad and its precedents, the alaska northern railroad and the alaska central railway. The 2018 edition of the milepost is the 70th edition of this classic travel guide, which was first published in 1949 as a 72page guide to the recently opened alaska alcan highway. Knowing which routes we were going to be taking, i highlited the scenic stops, and rest areas on each route, as well as researched the side trips off the highways gordwood and talkeetna, for example. It has since expanded to cover all major highways in the northwest corner of north america, including the alaska marine highway. Mar 09, 2009 mr bob wrote letter to editor of alaska magazine back in 1984. Named for the alaska highways mile markers, the annual guide has grown to nearly 800 pages, covering canadas yukon territory and western northwest territories as. Alaska highway 29 97 77 29 97 97 97 n steamboat historical mile 351 toad river historical mile 422 to grande prairie see east access route section fort st. The official version of the stip is the pdf version linked to the main site and the most. The alaska permanent fund is an amazing true socialist. From this international border, it is 200 miles322 km to delta junction, ak historical mile 1422, the official end of the alaska highway, and 298 miles to fairbanks, the unofficial end of the highway, at historical mile 1520.
It has, since 1982, paid out an annual dividend to. One of north americas most famous roads sparked creation of one of publishing s longestrunning guides. Each year adventure cyclings routes and mapping department creates map updates and corrections for every map in the adventure cycling route network. The actual length of the highway inside alaska is no longer clear because rerouting, as in canada, has shortened the route. We hope youll join the conversation by posting to an open topic.1537 1316 246 1021 1133 923 1539 40 18 118 442 783 508 1653 1037 1161 1623 1038 556 1191 1527 133 19 837 1241 383 1350 497 974 418