Talkeetna Cemetery


This beautiful cemetery is rife with wildflowers, so much so that it feels more like a secret garden than a space for the dead. Among the interred bodies are bush pilots and memorial stones to mountain climbers who perished trying to climb Denali.

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1. Fairview Inn

0.31 MILES

Though not an official museum, the Fairview Inn might as well be. Founded in 1923 to serve as the overnight stop between Seward and Fairbanks on the newly…

2. Talkeetna Historical Society Museum

0.38 MILES

A block south of Main St, look for this small complex of restored buildings that includes the town’s 1936 schoolhouse, a fully furnished trapper’s cabin…

3. Sustina Salmon Center

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4. Talkeetna Riverfront Park

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5. Alaska Veterans' Memorial

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A poignant war memorial to Alaskan veterans who've served in all military branches (army, navy and air force), located in a wild but peaceful setting near…