Map of bike paths / walking paths in Fairbanks, AK


Recreational trails for walking, running and cycling in Fairbanks, Alaska

Fairbanks, Alaska map area

Fairbanks, Alaska

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Chena Lakes Trails

Chena Riverwalk

Johansen Expressway Multi-Use Path

George Parks Highway Multi-Use Path

Loftus / Steelhead Connector

Sheep Creek Road Multi-Use Path

Fairbanks is located in Central Alaska.The city is located to the northeast of Denali National Park and Preserve and is home to University of Alaska Fairbanks and Ladd Army Airfield.

Fairbanks has a number of recreational paths for commuting about town, enjoying nature and getting some exercise.

Chena Riverwalk

The Chena Riverwalk is a 3.5-mile long paved pathway located along the Chena River in Downtown Fairbanks. The route extends from Peger Road to the intersection of Glass Drive and Gaffney Road. The pathway is a destination for the locals and visitors. There are fantastic views of the surrounding mountains, landscaped areas to sit and observe and nearby shops and restaurants. During the long days of summer, flowers are blooming and there is plenty of daylight for an evening stroll.

Attractions along the Chena Riverwalk include plazas, sculptures, athletic fields, Pioneer Park, Pioneer Air Museum, Carlson Center,  Kiwanis Park, Growden Park, the Moose Antler Arch, Morris Thompson Cultural and Visitor Center and Golden Heart Plaza. There are pedestrian lanes on the bridges in the area to cross to the other side of the river.

Johansen Expressway Multi-Use Path

There is a 5.7-mile long paved bike path that runs alongside the Johansen Expressway on the north side of Fairbanks. The trail extends to the west to run alongside Geist Road to Highway 3.

Sheep Creek Road Multi-Use Path

The Sheep Creek Road Multi-Use Path is a 3-mile long pathway that follows alongside Sheep Creek Road to the northwest side of Fairbanks.

Chena Lakes Recreation Area

The Chena Lakes Recreation Area is located 18-miles east of Fairbanks and to the northeast of the community of North Pole. The recreation area has several miles of paved and unpaved bike paths as well as hiking paths and other activities.


Following are links to official off-site resources to find out more details about the recreational trails located in Fairbanks, Alaska.

Individual Maps for Recreational Trails in Alaska

Here is a list of links to the individual maps for specific recreational trails in the State of Alaska.