Department of Transportation.
Tracing the receding glaciers responsible for this rugged gateway to Alaska's interior, Glenn Highway tells of powerful geological processes and the resourceful people who have managed to thrive along its corridor. Begin your journey in Anchorage and wind along 135 miles through fascinating landscapes, historical sites, and cozy roadhouses.
Getting to the Byway:
Navigating the Byway:
* The byway starts on State Hwy. 1/Glenn Hwy. at the intersection with Lake Louise Rd. northeast of Mendeltna, Alaska. * Drive southwest on State Hwy. 1/Glenn Hwy. all the way to E. 5th Ave. in Anchorage, Alaska. * Drive west on E. 5th Ave. to Gambell St. where the byway stops.