Chilkoot Lake Road closed to winter vehicle traffic permanently


February 4, 2021

Courtesy of Jenn Walsh.

Jess Kayser Forster, Jenn Walsh and Mandy Park skied with the children and Chariot strollers along Chilkoot Lake Road Sunday. Walsh hauled nearly 100 pounds including her two children and gear to get to the lake. Alaska State Parks recently chose to close the road to motor-vehicles every winter.

Alaska State Parks has permanently closed the Chilkoot Lake corridor road to motorized vehicle traffic during the winter months, citing lack of funding to patrol the popular wintertime recreation area that has experienced vandalism and vehicle acc...

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