Directions from Anchorage
Location Map & Directions
The Agate Inn is nestled between the cities of Palmer and Wasilla, so you can enjoy nearby attractions at Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race headquarters, musk ox farm, salmon fishing, gold mines, hiking, skiing and golf.
Directions from Anchorage International Airport
The road coming out of the airport terminal becomes International Airport Road. Follow International Airport Road to the first overpass and take Minnesota Drive North to Downtown Anchorage. Stay on Minnesota Drive until you get to 6th Avenue. Take a right onto 6th Avenue. 6th Avenue will become the Glenn Highway (HWY 1). You will stay on the Glenn Highway until it intersects/merges into the Parks Highway (HWY 3). The Parks Highway starts at milepost 35 and travels North to Wasilla, Denali and Fairbanks.
Parks Highway 3 – At the Glenn Hwy/Parks Hwy Interchange do not exit. The Glenn Highway curves and becomes the Parks Highway. Travel 4.4 miles to the Seward Meridian Road exit at Sears & WalMart. Exit right and turn right onto Seward Meridian Road. Travel one mile to the next traffic light. Turn right onto the Palmer-Wasilla Highway. Travel one mile and turn right onto Begich Drive just past the W. Shoreline Dr. traffic light and Aurora Dental Center clock sign on the right. You will only travel 150 feet on Begich Drive before it begins to curve to the right. At the beginning of the curve, take an immediate left onto Begich Circle.
The registration office is located in the last building on the left, at the very end of the cul-de-sac. There is a phone on the porch outside the office door to reach the innkeeper for assistance. Between 4:00 pm and 6:00 pm call 373-2290 upon arrival to check in. There is a self check in lockbox for arrivals after 6:00 pm.