|Length:||125 mi (201 km)|
|West end:||Alaska Routes 1/4 (Richardson Highway) north of Glennallen|
|East end:||Alaska Route 2 (Alaska Highway) in Tok|
The Tok Cut-Off is a highway in the U.S. state of Alaska, running 125 miles (201 km) from Gakona Junction (on the Richardson Highway, 14 miles / 23 km north of Glennallen), to Tok on the Alaska Highway.
The road was built in the 1940s and 1950s to connect Tok more directly with the Richardson Highway. It was called a "cut-off" because it allowed motor travelers coming north on the Alaska Highway to travel to Valdez and Anchorage without going to Delta Junction and then traveling south on the Richardson Highway, taking 120 miles (193 km) off the trip.
It is sometimes considered to be part of the Glenn Highway (q.v.).
Towns and places along the Tok Cut-Off
- Gakona Junction (Richardson Highway), mile 0 (km 0), at its southwest end
- Gakona, mile 3 (km 4)
- Copper River, along the cut-off from Gakona to Slana
- Chistochina, mile 33 (km 53)
- Slana and Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve, via Nabesna Road, mile 60 (km 96)
- Slana River, north of Slana; one of the Copper River's tributaries
- Mentasta Lake, mile 81 (km 130)
- Little Tok River and then Tok River
- Tok, mile 125 (km 201), its northern end
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