One of the greatest aspects of coming to Alaska is learning about its tremendous history. At Big Delta State Historical Park, you get to take a walk through the past. This site was an important crossroad for travelers, traders, and the military during the early days of the 20th century.
Rika's Roadhouse is the centerpiece of the park. The house served travelers on the historic Valdez-to-Fairbanks Trail from 1913 to 1947. John Hajdukovich had the north-south section of this log structure built in 1913. The Valdez-to-Fairbanks Trail was being improved at this time and the roadhouse was a center