Talk of Alaska: Upcoming trail and cabin maintenance

a cabin in the woods, near mountains
Fox Creek Cabin, on Resurrection Pass Trail, is one of 40 existing Chugach National Forest cabins available for reservation. (Sabine Poux/KDLL)

New cabins? Extended trails? Maybe better access to hot fishing spots? Amid the flurry of spending from federal pots of infrastructure funds is a lot of money aimed at improving park services for public enjoyment. How is this and other money being deployed, what will it mean for Alaska parks and who’s keeping an eye on the spending? We discuss investments in improved wilderness access on this Talk of Alaska.


HOST: Lori Townsend

– Steve Cleary – Executive Director of Alaska Trails
– Wendy Sailors – Community engagement manager for Alaska State Parks
– James King – Director of Recreation, lands and minerals for the U.S. Forest Service Alaska Region


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LIVE Broadcast: Tuesday, July 25 at 10 a.m. on Alaska public radio stations statewide.

Lori Townsend is the news director and senior host for Alaska Public Media. You can send her news tips and program ideas for Talk of Alaska and Alaska Insight at or call 907-550-8452.

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