Talkeetna Alaska is a great place to view the northern lights. The view of Denali, the river, and dark skies make for a great place to stay.
Aurora Dora Gallery is located in downtown Talkeetna. Photography workshops are held at a nearby lodge.
Where to go to see the northern lights from Talkeetna:
Almost anywhere! The skies are dark enough you may not have to travel anywhere to see the aurora. Tall trees may block the view of the sky, so here are a few suggestions of where to go.
- along the river, anywhere
- along the river near downtown
- Christensen Lake area
- parking areas and pullouts on Talkeetna Spur Rd.
- several lodges, hotels, and bnbs in the area