From Anchorage, follow the Glenn Highway north from Anchorage to Mile 49.5. Turn off on Palmer-Fishhook Road and follow the signs to Hatcher Pass Road/Independence Mine State Historical Park. From Wasilla, head northeast on Main Street, which becomes Wasilla-Fishhook Road, which connects with the Palmer-Fishhook Road. From there, follow the signs. From Willow, exit the Parks Highway at the Willow-Fishhook Road junction at mile 71.4 and follow it to the west entrance to the Hatcher Pass area.
Hatcher Pass is a popular destination for parasailing. On most calm evenings, you can sit on a ridge and watch the daredevils strap themselves to the colorful sails and glide with the wind.
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