Susitna Area Plan

Most of the plan has been revised by the Susitna Matanuska Area PlanSoutheast Susitna Area Plan, and Kenai Area Plan.  However, the Lake Louise and northern Talkeetna Mountains regions are still guided by this plan.”

The first link below is for the entire document, which is quite large and may take considerable time to download on certain internet connections.  The other links will take you to specific sections or pages for faster downloads.

PDF File of Entire Plan (PDF)   (30 MB)  Note:  Once this PDF file is open, clicking on items in the Table of Contents will take you to corresponding sections. 

Preface (PDF)

Includes:  Cover, Signature Pages, Acknowledgements, Planning Team, How to Use This Plan, Table of Contents, List of Maps

Chapter 1. Introduction (pdf)

Includes:  Summary of Purpose, How the Plan is Organized, The Planning Area, The Planning Process, Summary of Goals and Policies, Implementation, and Modification

Chapter 2. Areawide Land Management Policies

   Miscellaneous Guidelines

Chapter 3. Land Management Policies for Each Management Unit

North Parks Highway Subregion

South Parks Highway Subregion

Petersville Road Subregion

  • Map (PDF)
  • Overview (PDF)
  • Unit 1 (PDF) -  Peters Creek - Kroto Creek 
  • Unit 2 (PDF) -  Tokosha
  • Unit 3 (PDF) -  Gate Creek - Amber Lake
  • Unit 4 (PDF) -  Moose Creek Corridor
  • Unit 5 (PDF) -  Trapper Creek
  • Unit 6 (PDF) -  Rocky’s Lakes
  • unit 7 (PDF) -  Rabideux Creek

Sunflower Basin Subregion

Susitna Lowlands Subregion

Mt. Susitna Subregion

  • Map (PDF)
  • Overview (PDF)
  • Unit 1 (PDF) -  Susitna Game Flats
  • Unit 2 (PDF) -  Little Mt. Susitna
  • Unit 3 (PDF) -  Dinglishna Hill
  • Unit 4 (PDF) -  Beluga Mountain
  • Unit 5 (PDF) -  Canyon Creek
  • Unit 6 (PDF) -  Hayes River Pass
  • Unit 7 (PDF) -  Talachulitna River
  • Unit 8 (PDF) -  Talachulitna Lake
  • Unit 9 (PDF) -  Talachulitna Wetlands
  • Unit 10 (PDF) -  Native Lands

Beluga Subregion

Alaska Range Subregion

Lake Louise Subregion

Glenn Highway Subregion

  • Map (PDF)
  • Overview (PDF)
  • Unit 1 (PDF) -  Palmer - Sutton - Butte
  • Unit 2 (PDF) -  Palmer Hay Flats
  • Unit 3 (PDF) -  Knik River
  • Unit 4 (PDF) -  Matanuska River Lower South Side
  • Unit 5 (PDF) -  Kings River
  • Unit 6 (PDF) -  Matanuska Valley Moose Range
  • Unit 7 (PDF) -  Bonnie Lake
  • Unit 8 (PDF) -  Purinton
  • Unit 9 (PDF) -  Coal Creek
  • Unit 10 (PDF) -  Matanuska Glacier
  • Unit 11 (PDF) -  Gunsight Mountain
  • Unit 12 (PDF) -  Alpine Areas

Talkeetna Mountains Subregion

Chugach Mountains Subregion

Chapter 4. Implementation (pdf)

Includes:  Priorities for Legislative and Administrative Designations, Transportation Proposals, Land Disposal Schedule, Land Trades Selections and Relinquishments, Public Recreation Improvements, Land Use Classifications, Priorities for Instream Flow Studies, Management Planning Priorities

Appendices
  • Appendix A (PDF) Procedures for Plan Modification and Amendment
  • Appendix B (PDF) Glossary
  • Appendix C (PDF) Publications Relates to the Susitna Area Plan
  • Appendix D (PDF) Area Open for Remote Cabin Permits

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