The 57th edition of The MILEPOST has 784 pages of detailed travel information for Alaska, Yukon Territory, British Columbia, Alberta and Northwest Territories. Mile-by-mile descriptions of all travel routes in Alaska and northwestern Canada, ...
including the famous Alaska Highway and the Inside Passage. Details on sightseeing, wildlife viewng, camping, fishing, food, gas and lodging, road conditions, gold rush history, glaciers, shopping and services, tours, cruises, hiking trails, and Native heritage sites. Fares, schedules and travel planning help for Alaska State Ferry, B.C. Ferries, the Alaska Ralroad and White Pass & Yukon Route. General travel planning help includes information on Crossing the Border, Driving to Alaska, going by motorcycle, traveling with pets and bear viewing. Profiles of all communities in Alaska and northwestern Canada, from big Northern cities like Anchorage, Fairbanks and Whitehorse, to places like Chicken, AK, population 37. Community descriptions include the history, local attractions, and available lodging and services. Featured attractions include Denali National Park, the Kenai Peninsula, Prince William Sound, Dawson City, Southeast Alaska, Glacier Bay, Kodiak Island, and Wrangell-St. Elias National Park.Trip planning maps identify all Northern routes and provide driving distances for travelers. Special features in the 2005 edition of The MILEPOST on the construction of the Alaska Highway; the Klondike Gold Rush; the Matanuska and Susitna valleys; the Deh Cho Route through Northwest Territories to the Alaska Highway; and attractions in the Copper River valley. The MILEPOST has more than 500 color photos and 100 maps, including the pull-out "Plan-A-Trip" map.