Pioneer Park, Parks and Recreation, Fairbanks North Star Borough


The Parks and Recreation Department, through partnership with Nordic Ski Club of Fairbanks, offers the Birch Hill Recreation Area and the Jim Whisenhant Cross Country Ski Trail system for winter and summer recreational use. The Nordic Ski Club of Fairbanks maintains the trail system and hosts Nordic skiing instruction, events and races. Summer uses include an 18-hole disc golf course, walking, jogging and mountain biking. Use is free of charge, however donations are welcomed onsite.

  • Seasons of Operation: Summer Only
  • Payment Types:
    • Visa
    • Mastercard
    • Cash
  • Handicap Accessible:
  • Pets Allowed:
  • Months of Operation:
    • January
    • February
    • March
    • April
    • May
    • June
    • July
    • August
    • September
    • October
    • November
    • December
  • Motorcoach Parking:
  • Meeting Space Available:
Military Discount
  • Military Discount Description: Discount varies by vendor.