America's Scenic Byways

Steese Highway

155 miles - Allow 3 to 4 hours one way

The 155 mile Steese Highway connects Fairbanks with the small town of Circle on the banks of the mighty banks of the Yukon River. Unforgettable sites, vistas and natural wonders along the route include the midnight sun at summer solstice, the Chatanika River and Circle Hot Springs. The White Mountains National Recreation Area and Birch Creek National Wild & Scenic River are accessible from the Steese Highway.