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Iditarod National Historic Trail - Kaltag to Nome

Iditarod - Kaltag to Nome
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Please note that these web pages only show the 1000-mile primary historic route. There are an additional 1300 miles of alternate routes and connecting trails. These alternate routes and connecting trails are not part of the historic trail, and therefore, are not shown on this site.

  Seasons: Winter only
  Difficulty: Easy to Difficulty
  Activity:Snowmobiling, Dog Sledding, Skiing
  Length: Unknown

  How to Get There:
Access to nearby towns is by airplane or the trail only. The only offical trailhead for this section of the Iditarod is on Main Street of Nome.

     Nearest Town:
Kaltag, Unalaklee, Golovin, Nome

 USGS Quads:
Nulato B-6; Norton Bay A-1, A-2, A-4, B-1, B-4, B-5, C-4, C-5, C-6; Unalakleet D2, D-3, D-4, Solomon B-2, B-6, C-1, C-2, C-3, C-4, C-5, C-6; Nome B-1, C-1

  Web Links:
Iditarod National Historic Trail
      Administered by:
Bureau of Land Management
Alaska State Office
222 W. 7th Avenue
Anchorage, AK 99513-7599
(907) 271-5960

Iditarod
Trail Description:
The Kaltag to Nome section of the Iditarod National Historic Trail crosses lands owned by several entites. Possible land owners include Native Corporations, municipal governments, and the State of Alaska as well as federal lands managed by the BLM, the U.S. Forest Service, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and the Department of Defense. There are 10 institutional land managers across the entire trail, and numerous private owners. Please be careful as not to trespass on private land. This section of the trail is only usable in the winter when the extensive marshes, rivers, and bays are frozen.


Last updated on Friday, January 11, 2008.
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