Milepost 1324 leads to the Tanacross Indian village and the Tanacross Airport. The village is where the Eagle Trail crossed the Tanana River. Sternwheelers once plied the river. The large paved airstrip was built during WWII to handle aircraft being ferried to Russia. It remains a base for summer fire fighting crews.
The Tok Race of Champions Sled Dog Race, one of the oldest in the state, is held each March. Tok is one of the centers of dog breeding, training and mushing.
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Our community is also a winter playground for snow machiners, cross country skiing, hunting, and trapping. Everywhere in Alaska boasts of great Northern Lights displays... but honestly, ours are some of the most breath-taking Northern Lights you will ever see. Don't come to Alsaka without seeing the coldest inhabited community in North America with the warmest, friendliest people in the interior.