glacier access to the matanuska glacier in alaska

66500 S Glacier Park Rd
Sutton, AK 99674 USA

Local Telephone (907) 745-2534

Directions to Matanuska Glacier Adventures

Matanuska Glacier Adventures is located about 2 hours NE of Anchorage on the Glenn Highway.

Driving directions from Anchorage or Palmer:

Take the Glenn Hwy (Route 1) towards Glenallen. Be sure to stay on the Glenn Hwy towards Palmer (not Wasilla). You must exit the 4-Lane highway to stay on the Glenn Hwy.

At the Glenn Highway/Parks Highway junction (mile 35) be sure to exit the 4-lane highway (East) to the right to stay on the Glenn Hwy heading towards Palmer.
Continue down the Glenn Hwy through Palmer past Chickaloon at mile 76, keep driving another 20+ miles.
At mile 102 you will see a blue sign that says, “Glacier Park Glacier Access” and points to the road that leads down to the Matanuska Glacier.


Driving times to MICA Guides at the Matanuska Glacier from:
Anchorage: 2 to 2 1/2 hours
Palmer: 1 1/2 hours
Wasilla: 1 1/2 to 2 hours
Talkeetna: 3 to 4 hours
Valdez: 4 to 4 1/2 hours
Glennallen: 2 hours
Denali: 6 – 8 hours (via Wasilla)
Seward: 5 – 6 hours
Fairbanks: 7 – 8 hours (via Tok and Glenallen)