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Seth Holden Hut

Palmer, AK ~ We love sharing stories about projects that hard working volunteers have made possible with support from our […]

Check Before You Go!

Palmer, AK ~ As our wet weather continues going into the weekend, just want to suggest that folks keep checking […]

The Making of a Good Trail Experience

Denali State Park ~ April 2018 Stuart Leidner, Mat-Su Trails and Parks Foundation Executive Director I get excited seeing our […]

Our Trails. Our Treasures.

Contributor ~ Chris Jones, Board Member, Community Volunteer, and Trail Advocate It was a lazy gray day as I loped […]

The Trail Ahead to 2018

The month of November sure flew by and it is getting busy as we near the holidays and the end […]

Running Alaska’s Trails

Palmer, AK – Alaska as one of the last remaining wildernesses in the world, has its share of mountains, and […]

What Inspires Us?

Palmer, AK – Just over a week ago Active Soles hosted their annual Soles in the Backcountry party. This event […]

Who Doesn’t Love a New Latrine?

Denali State Park, AK – Ok, so maybe you are thinking “What”? But heck just look at that view!  In […]

Summer youth crew tackles the trails

Talkeetna, AK – One of the ongoing projects that the Mat-Su Trails and Parks Foundation helped fund is spearheaded by […]

First Things First

“First things first” and getting out on the local trails is the first thing I do in the morning. Who […]

New Smokey’s Track completed in Willow

Willow, AK – On a pleasant Saturday afternoon the Willow Trail Committee celebrated the completion of another trail connector in […]

Trail Assessment Training

Alaska Trails is hosting a Trail Assessment Training in the Mat-Su! Are you a volunteer for a trail user group […]

Nancy Lake Cross-County Ski Trail Work

Trail Work on the Nancy Lake Cross-Country Ski Trail System Contributor: Emily Angel, Interpretation and Education Program Manager Division of […]

Let’s go to the Little Su!

Contributor ~ Kathryn Swartz I value the accessibility of wilderness spaces here in the Mat-Su. There is a beautiful place […]

Trailing behind Dogs on the Windsock

Contributor: Nina Chambers Steve Charles graciously took Stuart and me on an introduction to dog sledding on the Windsock and […]

Getting Out and About

Getting Out and About on our Trails ~ Here in the Mat-Su Valley we have over 3,000 miles of trails […]