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Outdoor Recreation has discount tickets to many activities and offers low-cost ice fishing, snowmachining and other recreational trips. Call 361-6349 for more information or log onto http://mwr.polarnet.com/outrec.html
Birch Hill Ski Area offers skiing, snowboarding and tubing on post. Call 353-7053 for updated information on skiing conditions and hours or visit http://mwr.polarnet.com/docs/birch_programs.pdf.
Fisher Skeet Range is located next to the postís ski lodge and is open all winter. Call 353-7869 or visit http://mwr.polarnet.com/birch.html.
Birch Lake Recreation Area is about 60 miles from Fairbanks on the Richardson Highway and offers snowmachining, ice fishing, snowshoeing and wildlife viewing. For more information, visit www.eielsonservices.com or call the Eielson Air Force Base Outdoor Recreation Center at 377-1232 or 377-2769.
Ice Alaska is at Ice Park on Phillips Field Road near Peger Road. Go to www.icealaska.com/about.html for more information.
Chena Lake Recreation Area is located in North Pole, about 15 miles from Fairbanks on the Richardson Highway, and offers a nature trail, snowmachining, cross-country skiing, ice fishing, sled dog racing and skijoring. Learn more at www.poa.usace.army.mil/co/chena/ch/intro.htm.
White Mountains Recreation Area is about 30 miles from Fairbanks on the Steese Highway and features cross-country skiing, sled dog racing, skijoring, snowmachining and cabin Camping. Go to www.blm.gov/ak/whitemountains/default.html for more information.
Chena Hot Springs is located about 60 miles from Fairbanks on Chena Hot Springs Road and includes hot springs, horseback riding, sled dog racing, snowmachining, cross-country skiing and aurora borealis viewing. For more information, see www.chenahotsprings.com.
Pioneer Park is open year-round on Airport Way in Fairbanks and features a historic theme park, playgrounds and free admission. Find out more at www.co.fairbanks.ak.us/ParksandRecreation.