Quartz Creek Trail For ATV Riding

The 10th most popular all terrain vehicle trail in Alaska.

  Fairbanks, Alaska, US

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  July 9, 2016

Northeast of Fairbanks in the White Mountains National Recreation Area, the Quartz Creek Trail is a 16 mile route open to ATV riding. The route passes through high alpine hillsides and crosses several creeks. The trail can be rocky and muddy.

To reach the trailhead from Fairbanks, take the Steese Highway to Mile 57 and follow the US Creek Road north for 6 miles to the Nome Creek Road. To the right, it is four miles to the upper end of Nome Creek Valley, the Quartz Creek Trailhead and the Mount Prindle Campground.

Overall, Quartz Creek Trail is the 10th most popular ATV riding trail of all 27 ATV trails in Alaska. Several of the better atv trails are nearby Quartz Creek Trail including Moose Creek Bluff ATV Trail, Colorado Creek ATV Trail, Trail Creek Trail, Windy Creek Trail and Chena River State Recreation Area.


Local Contacts:  BLM (907) 474-2200; Alaska Tourism (907) 465-2010

Best Season:  May - Sep.

Base Camp:  NFS Ophir Creek Campground; NFS Cripple Creek Campground; NFS Mount Prindle Campground

Luxury Loding:  Chena Hot Springs Resort (907) 452-7867; Lodge At Black Rapids, Fairbanks

Reference Source:  click here https://www.blm.gov/alaska

GPS:  65.3614, -146.5992

Date Published:  5/18/2016

Date Updated:  7/9/2016

ID:  15501


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