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Address: Fairbanks, AK
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A road leading to some fairly wild and remote country.

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"REMEMBER this is called a haul road.Not for the faint of heart "

So after reading some reviews. Remember this road now can be used by the motoring public, but is also a supply line to the north slope and village communities. Choose the correct... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
sean775
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Fairbanks, Alaska
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Fairbanks, Alaska
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101 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So after reading some reviews. Remember this road now can be used by the motoring public, but is also a supply line to the north slope and village communities. Choose the correct transportation to navigate this hwy. Road curtesy is a must. Slow, stop and glass if you want to see any wildlife. Don't be in to big of a... More 

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Bracebridge, Canada
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55 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

It starts just north of Fairbanks and is paved at the beginning top up your gas at Top of the hill restaurant last cheep gas and food. Keep your camera handy wildlife a views are abundant. This road is about 150 miles long, From Fox about 10 mi. north of Fairbanks to Manly And the hot spings. We only went... More 

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Virginia
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261 reviews
77 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

Based on 9/16 trip, the Elliot is horrible. the paved part from Fairbanks is not too bad, but the turnoff junction toward Manley is indescribable.there are 13 miles under construction (destruction), in which you have to follow a pilot car. You may have to wait a while for it. But there are places you can only do 15 mph. I... More 

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Connecticut
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98 reviews
41 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

Great views and great Aurora viewing from the little side roads and turnouts. We also saw several moose along the road when we were here in February.

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Millersville, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 180 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

I think this is one of the main roads in Fairbanks which also leads to the Dalton Highway. The scenery is outstanding just like most of Alaska is.

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Sleepy Hollow, Illinois
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6 attraction reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

Traveled this road a lot and while it was clear and paved there were stretches where the road was very wavy and difficult to drive. But it got you where you wanted to go.

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Hayward, Wisconsin
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51 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016

better give yourself lots of time for this road. Summers they are working hard to make the road better. and the views are spectacular . I got to see Denali from Tarmigian pass.

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Seymour, Missouri
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6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016

Interesting drive but plan ahead for gas and food. Beautiful views. Road can be rough. Will have to take Elliott Highway to get to the Dalton Highway.

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Richmond, Virginia
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264 reviews
56 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016

Even in June, not much traffic. You will see some charred out areas from wildfires. Did not see much wildlife. Mountain Vistas are impressive.

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Adelaide, Australia
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313 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016

After leaving Fairbanks we drove on Elliott Highway on our way to Arctic Circle. It was the second week of April. It was snowing and we saw no animals. It would have been a lot more interesting, if I had gone during summer.

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