A year-round recreation paradise, Wasilla is the home of the world-renowned Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race Headquarters. Am abundance of nearby lakes and rivers makes Wasilla prime location for recreational fishing, swimming, boating, hiking and mountain biking. Trail and mountain hiking, as well as mountain biking are popular activities during summer’s long daylight hours. Cross-country and downhill skiing, snowboarding, and sledding are a popular activity during the area’s mild winters.
Wasilla’s central location in the Mat-Su Valley put mountains, lakes, streams, wetlands, tundra and boreal forests are all within easy reach of its residents and visitors.