From Fairbanks International Airport

  1. Follow the “Fairbanks” arrow right. 0 miles


    Go under welcome arch and merge onto Airport Way toward Fairbanks.

  2. Turn left onto the Parks Hwy on ramp. 2.1 miles


    (Follow the signs for Anchorage and Denali National Park)

    (If you go past Fred Meyers, you have gone too far.)

  3. Take first off ramp to Geist Rd/Chena Pump Rd. 3.4 miles


    Turn left at the light onto Chena Pump Road.

    Pass Pump House Restaurant on your left.

    Look for diamond shape road sign indicating Rolland Road on the right.

  4. Turn right onto Roland Road. 5.5 miles

  5. Turn left onto Pickering Drive. 6.7 miles


    (If you come to the end of Roland Road at E/W Chena Hills Drive, you've gone too far.)

  6. Arrive at 1010 Pickering Drive on the left. 7.2 miles


    You will see a gray fence along the road and a flagstaff in front of a gray house.

From Denali National Park (or Anchorage)

  1. As you leave Denali, head north to Fairbanks on the Parks Highway. 120 miles: 2 to 2.5 hours

  2. You see the Welcome to Fairbanks sign on the right Take the ramp right to Geist Rd/Chena Pump Rd.

  3. Turn right at the light onto Chena Pump Road. 0 miles


    Pass Pump House Restaurant on your left.

    Look for diamond shape road sign indicating Rolland Road on the right.

  4. Turn right onto Roland Road. 2.1 miles

  5. Turn left onto Pickering Drive. 3.3 miles


    (If you come to the end of Roland Road at E/W Chena Hills Drive, you've gone too far.)

  6. Arrive at 1010 Pickering Drive on the left. 3.8 miles


    You will see a gray fence along the road and a flagstaff in front of a gray house.


Golden Heart City

What then is frontier?
That forgotten country where men and women
live with and by and for the land,
in self-reliant communities of mutual aid,
in a spirit of independence, magnanimity, and trust.

Edward Abbey