America’s Last Great Gold Rush Trail
A warm thank-you to the 4,000+ visitors who visited the BLM Campbell Tract March 2, 2013, to view the Ceremonial Start of the 41st Iditarod Sled Dog Race. more>>
NEW! 2012 Iditarod National Historic Trail Administrators Report
The Iditarod National Historic Trail commemorates a 2,300-mile system of winter trails that first connected ancient Native Alaskan villages, opened up Alaska for the last great American gold rush, and now plays a vital role for travel and recreation in modern day Alaska.
Over 1,500 miles of the historic winter trail system are open today for public use across state and federal lands. The Bureau of Land Management (BLM), under the National Trails Act, is the designated Trail Administrator, and works to coordinate efforts by federal and state agencies on behalf of the entire Trail. BLM maintains about 150 miles of the Trail, including four public shelter cabins. The remainder is managed primarily by the State of Alaska, or crosses private Native lands on public easements.
Use the links at right to explore America's Last Great Gold Rush Trail!
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