This “trailhead” or, little road, will be about 1.5 miles east of the actual creek, or, where the highway meets the creek with a bridge. Be the first! I decided to take pictures of the hike back so to inform others of some of the details. It is unpretentious, relaxing, and unique. We couldn’t have chosen a better boot for the job. 10. After you cross Horse Creek, you’re on the home stretch. None of us had been out that way before and the plan was to scope it out as a destination for future winter trips, perhaps with the twins. 14 – Hutlinana Hot Springs – Mile 128 Elliott Highway in Alaska’s Interior This geothermal hot spring is located on the Hutlinana River in a remote location in Interior Alaska. You’re sloshing through that crap for a while. The socks are one of the only indicators of a trailhead OR where to go for the creek crossing. Look for the socks. Hutlinana Hot Spring is in the Hot Springs category for Yukon-Koyukuk County in the state of Alaska. You will then see the big slab of rock containing the hot springs, lining the creek. ( Log Out /  The landscape is inviting. Seriously, bog. Change ), You are commenting using your Facebook account. Nothing like soaking under the northern lights at the top of the world. Hutlinana Hot Spring is displayed on the Livengood A-6 USGS quad topo map. You can find Hutlinana “Warm” Springs by driving nearly 150 miles north of Fairbanks then skiing or snowmachining 6-8 miles on an easy trail that is difficult to find. We parked and prepped, wearing our XTra Tuffs (cus bog). Evaluate Demographic Data Cities, ZIP Codes, & Neighborhoods Quick & Easy Methods! The next morning we awoke to drive the rest of the way, down the gravelly Elliot Highway in the pouring rain, to around mile 128. And don’t get me started on the mosquitos…. ), and the hotsprings were outstanding. Saved by Glenn Persinger. We spent 2 hours in there, totally relaxing and rewarding ourselves under rain and sunny skies before hiking back out. This is important! Difficult: Moderate (just long and muddy and boggy but mostly flat). The trail immediately swings south a little. The warm water is contained by a rock wall built up along the river. I also set a timer to give an idea of how long it takes to get to certain markers along the trail. Beaver activity may have effected the low of the river. There is a parking area about 100 yards from the beginning of the trail. Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms … The forest becomes healthy again and if you look up after about 20 minutes you’ll start to see granite poking through the view. On a sunny Monday morning, Marsh, Tom, and I headed out to Hutlinana Hot Springs for a day trip. ( Log Out /  Soon the path will open up and you’ll see a campfire pit and a couple other strange things like a carpet and an old saw. The trail is mostly flat. Evaluate Demographic Data Cities, ZIP Codes, & Neighborhoods Quick & Easy Methods! The trailhead for Hutlinana is off the Elliot highway between Minto and Manley, and the hike to the hotsprings is about 6 or 7 miles. Pretty mellow hike, not too cold (yet! Post by Casa Blanca Hot Spring » Thu Nov 26, 2015 10:21 pm. How: Drive to around Mile 128 Elliot Highway and find the sock in the tree for the trailhead, then hike 6.5 miles north along an ATV trail Our friend Brian told us there was a back way to get in on old mining roads and that it was bikeable. Change ). The first two miles are somewhat forested with limited bog, depending on the rains. Hutlinana is one of several in through there we didn't go to because of our deathly fear of ursus horribilis, the notoriously unfriendly grizzly bear who was there long before any of us, Natives included. NN, C&B. #184376 - 04/09/14 10:32 AM Re: Hutlinana Hot Springs, Alaska [Re: billstephenson] bluefish member Registered: 06/05/13 Posts: 680 Thanks for that report, though I'm glad to see winter opportunities dwindling fast for us in the NE. Hutlinana Hot Spring, AK Terrain Map. A group of us skied out to the springs northwest of Fairbanks over the weekend. After a minute or so the trail will head north again and will continue to for 6.5 miles. You’ve got about a mile or so to the springs, and the old cabin will be to the east here in this section, so look for it in the woods. Hot Springs. The old lodge offers a visit into history. In 2011 my friend Jason and I eagerly attempted to hike into and packraft out of Hutlinana Hot Springs, 128 miles north of Fairbanks. You also start to cross into burnt forest, which gives a great visibility onto the hillsides surrounding you and the creek that is sometimes directly below you. Hot Springs Alaska River Places Outdoor Spa Water Outdoors Outdoor Games Outdoor Living. Research Neighborhoods The spring is a toasty 105º F (40º C). Change ), You are commenting using your Twitter account. The hot springs is developed only in the sense that it has been partitioned off from the creek and there is some wood that someone hauled in for sitting on. It was sprinkling when we started hiking and we saw the socks in the bushes just before the creek. The fall hotsprings tour continued this weekend with a trip to Hutlinana Hotsprings. I did a creek crossing/forge because wood and rivers terrify me. The Hutlinana Creek And Hot Springs Gold Mine was closed at the time of data entry with no known plans to re-open. Hutlinana Hot Springs Alaska. Hutlinana Hot Spring Local Area Photos. Saved by Glenn Persinger. Three years ago, this is where Jason and I went wrong. Tubud ang Hutlinana Hot Spring sa Tinipong Bansa. Had to be at the Outdoor Adventures Center at UAF by 7am. My friend and I tried it again in August 2014 using my memory and a great topo map from Ed Plumb and his post, here. We did it as a long day trip, the drive is about 3 hours depending on the snowy roads. I always thought it was a hike through boggy trails or a ski in the winter. Hutlinana Hot Springs Alaska. Hutlinana Hot Springs bubbles up from the gravels below the Hutlinana River. The water is healing. Year: 1986. After a 3 hour or so drive up the Elliot Highway. I thought it was a good idea to get some more deets out there for the internet so that you can enjoy it too. The trail is not well marked so a good map and compass skills are essential for inding the hot springs. ( Log Out /  Hutlinana Hot Springs Back in early April Ellen and I headed out to Hutlinana Hot Springs which is about a 5 hour drive from Delta out past Fairbanks and up the Elliott Highway. Summary. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. There is no direct road access to this remote hot spring located about 150 miles northwest of Fairbanks. 150 miles northwest of Fairbanks, you will find the Hutlinana Hot Springs at mile marker 103 on the Elliot Highway of Alaska’s interior. Ang Hutlinana Hot Spring nahimutang sa kondado sa Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area ug estado sa Alaska, sa amihanan-kasadpang bahin sa nasod, 5,400 km sa kasadpan sa ulohang dakbayan Washington, D.C. 300 metros ibabaw sa dagat kahaboga ang nahimutangan sa Hutlinana Hot Spring.. Ang yuta palibot sa Hutlinana Hot Spring kay kasagaran … Some or possibly all of them may be in the Livengood quadrangle. Anyone who is interested in visiting Hutlinana Hot Spring can print the free topographic map and street map using the link above. There were 12 of us - Patrick & Christinalena from Germany, Kari from Saskachewan, Robbie, Katy, Laine from France, Garrett, Julie, Mark (Beckham), Emilie from Quebec, myself, and then Mark and Tim from Outdoor Adventures. Hutlinana Hot Spring, AK Hutlinana Hot Spring is a Spring in Yukon-Koyukuk (CA) County, Alaska.It has an elevation of 984 meters, or 3,228 feet. He sent us a GPX track. Advertisement. Hutlinana Hot Springs is approximately 39 km/24 mi northeast of Manley Hot Springs, along the west side of Hutlinana Creek, latitude 65° 13′ N, longitude 149° 59′ W. The trail to Hutlinana Hot Springs from the Elliot Highway. Historically the site has been part of the Hot Springs Mining District. I'm a builder that works all winter. Places To Travel Places To Visit Hot Springs Getting Out Alaska River Adventure Vacation Landscape. Hutlinana hot springs is an unmarked trail on off the Elliot 128 miles north of Fairbanks. unfortunately local photos are no longer available Advertisement. Leisurely Lifestyle | Sitemap | Privacy Policy | Disclaimer. ( Log Out /  Change ), You are commenting using your Google account. This resource is a citation record only, the Center for Digital Antiquity does not have a copy of this document. Here is a picture of pool alongside Hutlinana Creek. This page was last edited on 20 January 2015, at 02:59 (UTC). Also- it is lush with wild basil, healthy and flourishing and aromatic! There is an old cabin along the trail near the springs, or, what is left of it. The drive is long, people. Arctic Circle Hot Springs is a terrific and extremely out-of-the-way place to unwind. The Hutlinana Creek And Hot Springs Gold Mine is near Eureka, Alaska. … Posted on September 7, 2014 Updated on August 28, 2018, What: Hutlinana Hot Springs Hutlinana Hot Springs Winter Access Access is from the Hutlinana Creek bridge at mile 103 on the Elliot Highway. Free printable topographic map of Hutlinana Hot Spring (aka Hutlinana Hot Springs) in Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area, AK including photos, elevation & GPS coordinates. Call (907) 456- Such a great part of going in the fall instead of winter. Hutlinana Hot Springs. The three miles after Alabama Creek are burnt forest and bog. Do NOT go north or you’ll just find the creek again, where some people cross with their ATV’s (or, used to, as this trail has so many downed trees that I’m not sure when the last ATV came through here). About the MRDS Data: All mine locations were obtained from the USGS Mineral Resources Data System. Hutlinana Creek Prospects, Hot Springs Mining District, Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area, Alaska, USA : Location: This record represents approximately located placer gold prospects and occurrences in the Hutlinana Creek area. Three years ago we had found some old traps here, but I couldn’t find them this time around. In fact, when I tell people we went in August, I often get a “Why would you ever go there in the summer?” Apparently this should only be a ski, and I can see why. 4 dogs, 3 pairs of skis, that's all 3 people need for a great weekend camping trip in interior Alaska. We did these directly at the creek where the socks were telling us to go, not going upstream at all. We also brought some hard apple cider and let it sit on the creek-side to chill. For Fairbanks residents, it is a fun ski with a reward in the winter. The Hutlinana Creek and Hot Springs is a gold mine located in county, Alaska at an elevation of 994 feet. I was quite excited about this because I've been wanting to go to a "natural" hot spring for a long time. Hutlinana Hot Spring, AK Photos . Alaskans cherish the area. a bit of a drive from fairbanks but an easy ski in to a totally undeveloped natural hot springs. Return to "Hutlinana Hot Springs" page. Hutlinana Hot Springs is approximately 39 km/24 mi northeast of Manley Hot Springs, along the west side of Hutlinana Creek, latitude 65° 13′ N, longitude 149° 59′ W. The Hot Springs has been used since the mining days, at least back to the early 1900’s. Remember, these photos are the trail coming back. Tolovana Hot Springs is not road accessible, and there is no emergency communication or on-site personnel. After driving back and forth for a bit to find the *right* trailhead, I recognized the tiny white sock on a tree at the opening of a road into the forest. Please consider becoming a member. And it’s not just bog, its tussocks, slippery tussocks, which make for some frequent ankle-rolls. While the journey to this hot spring may require a 7-mile hike over frozen terrain, soaking in this geothermal pool is worth the journey. Sure you’re on a nice paved highway headed out of Fox, but then you get to mile 77 or so and head west on gravel. Biking the Back Way to Hutlinana Hot Springs Who knew you could bike to Hutlinana Hot Springs?! Author(s): Robert A. Sattler; James W. Jordan. You’ll be up on a ridge at around 900 feet, which helped us a lot with the GPS in 2011 when we got lost along the creek and hiked toward the ridge thinking we would intersect the trail (we did). Hutlinana hot springs we went to hutlinana this weekend - definitely one of the better kept secrets of fairbanks. Shandel and I forgot our pot for the cookstove so we took our pouched-dinner and placed it under the water, a comfortable 115*F. It heated up and we ate right out of the pouch! 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