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Willow Lake

Checkpoint: Willow Lake

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Population: 1,700 Willow, Alaska, is northwest of Wasilla in the Matanuska-Susitna Borough, a 90-minute drive from Anchorage. It is located around Mile 60 of the George Parks Highway, north of Houston. The town was chosen in the 1970s to be the new site of the state capital, but the plans fell through.