Please consider becoming a member. Create a free website or blog at WordPress.com. Winter Access; Mile 129 on the Elliot Highway; The trail begins about a quarter of a mile east of the bridge on the road. 10. 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. Tubud ang Hutlinana Hot Spring sa Tinipong Bansa. 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. The old lodge offers a visit into history. … Hutlinana Hot Spring is displayed on the Livengood A-6 USGS quad topo map. You will then see the big slab of rock containing the hot springs, lining the creek. This resource is a citation record only, the Center for Digital Antiquity does not have a copy of this document. Historically the site has been part of the Hot Springs Mining District. Some or possibly all of them may be in the Livengood quadrangle. And it’s not just bog, its tussocks, slippery tussocks, which make for some frequent ankle-rolls. The landscape is inviting. Content is available under CC BY-SA 3.0 unless otherwise noted. Advertisement. Thanks, Kim. We couldn’t have chosen a better boot for the job. The warm water is contained by a rock wall built up along the river. 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. Hutlinana Hot Springs Alaska. The trail is mostly flat. The fall hotsprings tour continued this weekend with a trip to Hutlinana Hotsprings. This page was last edited on 20 January 2015, at 02:59 (UTC). The Hutlinana Creek and Hot Springs is a gold mine located in county, Alaska at an elevation of 994 feet. 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. Hutlinana Hot Spring, AK Terrain Map. We crossed the creek somewhere way upstream and ended up hiking toward the ridge to find the trail after an hour. On a sunny Monday morning, Marsh, Tom, and I headed out to Hutlinana Hot Springs for a day trip. Hot Springs Alaska River Places Outdoor Spa Water Outdoors Outdoor Games Outdoor Living. I'm a builder that works all winter. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. 4 dogs, 3 pairs of skis, that's all 3 people need for a great weekend camping trip in interior Alaska. Hutlinana Hot Spring Local Area Photos. 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 Hutlinana hot springs we went to hutlinana this weekend - definitely one of the better kept secrets of fairbanks. Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms … The trail is 14 miles round trip slightly up hill with 1 stream crossing. Change ), You are commenting using your Google account. Tolovana Hot Springs is not road accessible, and there is no emergency communication or on-site personnel. I always thought it was a hike through boggy trails or a ski in the winter. 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. Here is a picture of pool alongside Hutlinana Creek. Leisurely Lifestyle | Sitemap | Privacy Policy | Disclaimer. Hutlinana Hot Springs bubbles up from the gravels below the Hutlinana River. 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. Hutlinana Hot Springs High today (in Fairbanks): 13 Low today (in Fairbanks): -24 Headed northwest of Fairbanks about 150 miles to Hutlinana Hot Springs for my first overnight ski trip and winter camping! Evaluate Demographic Data Cities, ZIP Codes, & Neighborhoods Quick & Easy Methods! A group of us skied out to the springs northwest of Fairbanks over the weekend. The socks are one of the only indicators of a trailhead OR where to go for the creek crossing. We did it as a long day trip, the drive is about 3 hours depending on the snowy roads. 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. Alaska Research Tools. Beaver activity may have effected the low of the river. Free printable topographic map of Hutlinana Hot Spring (aka Hutlinana Hot Springs) in Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area, AK including photos, elevation & GPS coordinates. Our friend Brian told us there was a back way to get in on old mining roads and that it was bikeable. The drive is long, people. 150 miles northwest of Fairbanks, you will find the Hutlinana Hot Springs at mile marker 103 on the Elliot Highway of Alaska’s interior. You must be prepared for a trip to Tolovana Hot Springs! 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). There is an old cabin along the trail near the springs, or, what is left of it. Hutlinana Hot Springs. Change ), You are commenting using your Twitter account. unfortunately local photos are no longer available Advertisement. Posted on September 7, 2014 Updated on August 28, 2018, What: Hutlinana Hot Springs Seriously, bog. We drove through the night until about 1am, parking around mile 86 Elliot Highway. I did a creek crossing/forge because wood and rivers terrify me. Author(s): Robert A. Sattler; James W. Jordan. #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. Anyone who is interested in visiting Hutlinana Hot Spring can print the free topographic map and street map using the link above. The forest becomes healthy again and if you look up after about 20 minutes you’ll start to see granite poking through the view. Change ), You are commenting using your Facebook account. ( Log Out /  2. If you just bushwhack west for another 30 seconds you find the trail, an old ATV trail all the way. He sent us a GPX track. After you cross Horse Creek, you’re on the home stretch. Alaskans cherish the area. Hutlinana Hot Springs. a bit of a drive from fairbanks but an easy ski in to a totally undeveloped natural hot springs. I decided to take pictures of the hike back so to inform others of some of the details. She, very focussed and proficient, daintily climbed up and over a log jam. NN, C&B. 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. There is a small parking area near the bridge. Also- it is lush with wild basil, healthy and flourishing and aromatic! Last edited on 20 January 2015, at 02:59. This is important! Hutlinana Hot Spring is in the Hot Springs category for Yukon-Koyukuk County in the state of Alaska. Research Neighborhoods 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 … Shandel and I didn’t mess around this time, not for long at least. Because of how wrong we were in finding the trailhead/trail plus our lack of appropriate creek reconnaissance, I learned a lot about how to get to and successfully hike this trail. ( Log Out /  Hutlinana Hot Springs Alaska. Hutlinana hot springs is an unmarked trail on off the Elliot 128 miles north of Fairbanks. Pretty mellow hike, not too cold (yet! Saved by Glenn Persinger. 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. Time: 2.5 hours one way We parked and prepped, wearing our XTra Tuffs (cus bog). The trail is not well marked so a good map and compass skills are essential for inding the hot springs. The first two miles are somewhat forested with limited bog, depending on the rains. The three miles after Alabama Creek are burnt forest and bog. After a minute or so the trail will head north again and will continue to for 6.5 miles. Call (907) 456- Saved by Glenn Persinger. Hutlinana Hot Springs Region: LIVENGOOD, AK Temperature: 109°F / 43°C GPS: 65.216003, -149.992996 No reviews yet. Be the first! It was sprinkling when we started hiking and we saw the socks in the bushes just before the creek. We did these directly at the creek where the socks were telling us to go, not going upstream at all. 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. The Hutlinana Creek And Hot Springs Gold Mine is near Eureka, Alaska. Difficult: Moderate (just long and muddy and boggy but mostly flat). Remember, these photos are the trail coming back. Return to "Hutlinana Hot Springs" page. ( Log Out /  In 2011 my friend Jason and I eagerly attempted to hike into and packraft out of Hutlinana Hot Springs, 128 miles north of Fairbanks. 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. Hutlinana Hot Spring, AK Photos . You’re sloshing through that crap for a while. That’s alright-go with it. Premium members have access to Google dynamic maps. Places To Travel Places To Visit Hot Springs Getting Out Alaska River Adventure Vacation Landscape. A trip to Tolovana Hot Springs is a wilderness trip and backcountry experience is recommended, especially for winter trips. 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. Other than that, it is au natural. 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! 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. Look for the socks. Tolovana Hot Springs PO Box 83058 Fairbanks, AK 99708 (907) 455-6706 Contact us ©2008 Tolovana Hot Springs Such a great part of going in the fall instead of winter. ( Log Out /  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. You’re going about 40. Hutlinana Hot Springs Winter Access Access is from the Hutlinana Creek bridge at mile 103 on the Elliot Highway. Biking the Back Way to Hutlinana Hot Springs Who knew you could bike to Hutlinana Hot Springs?! 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. And don’t get me started on the mosquitos…. Where: Interior Alaska, 128 miles north of Fairbanks off the Elliot Highway I also set a timer to give an idea of how long it takes to get to certain markers along the trail. 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. I thought it was a good idea to get some more deets out there for the internet so that you can enjoy it too. Had to be at the Outdoor Adventures Center at UAF by 7am. This map was created by … 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. There is no direct road access to this remote hot spring located about 150 miles northwest of Fairbanks. Nothing like soaking under the northern lights at the top of the world. My friend and I started our adventure on a late Thursday night. 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. 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. You are sloshing through muggy bog for the last 2.5 miles! It is unpretentious, relaxing, and unique. The first winter of sled trips for us, on flattish ground it was the bomb. Hot Springs Post by Casa Blanca Hot Spring » Thu Nov 26, 2015 10:21 pm. The trail immediately swings south a little. About the MRDS Data: All mine locations were obtained from the USGS Mineral Resources Data System. Hot Springs. 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. Three years ago, this is where Jason and I went wrong. November 11-12: Hutlinana Hot Springs Saturday, 11th November. 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. 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). Year: 1986. For Fairbanks residents, it is a fun ski with a reward in the winter. I was quite excited about this because I've been wanting to go to a "natural" hot spring for a long time. After a 3 hour or so drive up the Elliot Highway. Change ). Arctic Circle Hot Springs is a terrific and extremely out-of-the-way place to unwind. 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. We spent 2 hours in there, totally relaxing and rewarding ourselves under rain and sunny skies before hiking back out. The water is healing. ), and the hotsprings were outstanding. There is a parking area about 100 yards from the beginning of the trail. We also brought some hard apple cider and let it sit on the creek-side to chill. Summary. Archaeological Reconnaissance of Manley and Hutlinana Hot Springs, Central Interior Alaska . 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